December 8, 2012

Can bicycle transport work in a tropical city?

The past decade has seen densely populated cities such as Paris, Barcelona, New York and London take efforts to give cycling a meaningful role beside driving, public transit and walking. Each city has developed networks of […]
December 7, 2012

Is high speed rail an indulgence? (Guest post)

There are readers of my little blog who I value for challenging any exploratory notion (hi Collin), others who do my web searching for me (hey Roberto), and then there is Luke MacLachlan, the poker faced mediator […]
December 4, 2012

Concerned with my fitness, as ever.

Why this need to evangelise for bicycle transport? I don’t think it’s evangelism, really. It doesn’t concern me in the slightest that others don’t cycle. It concerns me that cities, as they are planned, have drivers’ […]
December 4, 2012

Narcissistic photos of me, your Bike God

Recently in Rotterdam I was photographed by the beautiful and charming Femke Hoogland, known to all bike racers in the Netherlands as the producer of Soigneur magazine. In the words of my friend Sven, from Rotterdam Cycle […]
December 3, 2012

To pedestrianise or to bicyclise?

Cycling should be more than an add-on to the 50 year old project of pedestrianising main shopping streets. That is how it has been treated on Broadway and Times Square in New York. The cycle tracks […]