August 6, 2016

Superblock hopscotch in Barthelona

Perhaps my critical faculties are just sharper than other peoples’ but I don’t see cause for celebration in Barcelona’s “superblock” plan. While it will be possible to play hopscotch on two-thirds of the streets, crossing the […]
August 3, 2016

Politically palpable paths to bike bliss

As a boy I recall looking upon that wee street there in front of my house, and thinking to myself, “Master Behooving, that there is the same street that passes in front of everyone’s house across this […]
August 2, 2016

Bicycle evangelism, consumerism and urbanism.

It is a relief, I should tell you, having so little to do as I do nowadays with the bicycle advocacy community in places like the US, Australia, Singapore, Britain, Canada… all of these place. I became […]
August 1, 2016

The Future of Bicycle Urbanism

The pendulum swing to urban decay then renewal isn’t unique to the industrial city. Fortified cities from feudal times went through the same cycle. Think of Venice. As early as the 1500s people were leaving for the Po Valley where, […]
July 26, 2016

Transport for the post-yoga city

It is but an odd distinction some men would make, between “transport” and “recreational” bike infrastructure, as though the entire first world and all of its enterprises are anything but recreational now. When roads to the […]