October 26, 2012

On-line recording of forum on cycling and architecture

To the best of my knowledge only two researchers with an interest in cycling, have PhDs in architecture, and we shared a stage two weeks ago in a forum that made a very clear case for […]
October 24, 2012

From commos to condos

Bicycle oriented development, right now, is a nebulous trend seemingly owned by the overeducated/underpaid demographic, you know: community engagement officers working for local government; barristers; bike mechanics; young architects. Folk like we used to be, when […]
October 23, 2012

Can one judge an expert by the height of his hair?

As a child of the generation he raised, I greatly admire former PM of Australia, Robert J. Hawke. While Ronnie and Maggie were teaching millions of British and American children “JUST SAY NO”, Bob was telling […]
October 22, 2012

Traffic engineers and their idea of “capacity”

The green and yellow roads on this map are arterial, and designed to maximise traffic capacity. I can accept that. There are almost 6 million people in Singapore and almost 1 million cars. If both figures […]
October 14, 2012

A brilliant cyclist and a brilliant mind

Take the greatest competitive cyclist of the late ’90s (now Lance has proven the rest were all drugged), and Harvard’s leading researcher on the health and safety of cycling, and give us both a weekend in […]