October 17, 2013

Vision for a Bicycle Utopia: Part 2

I made the point at the beginning of Part 1 in this series that urban growth for the rest of this century will be focused a lot more on brownfields (old docklands, landfill areas, old factory […]
October 12, 2013

Vision for a Bicycle Utopia: Part 1

The coming age of urban expansion will have a greater emphasis on brownfield redevelopment than greenfield development. By the end of this century many cities are likely to have doubled their populations and doubled their building […]
October 7, 2013

Private moments laid bare

I figure I’m of no more interest to Big Brother than any other marxist, greenie, anarchist, libertarian, bike advocate gnawing at the tail of car culture and occasionally getting his kit off in public. That’s why […]
October 1, 2013

Toward bike infrastructure for everyone, not only us Stoics.

Don’t ask cyclists how to get drivers out of their cars. Their only suggestions are whippings and mental reprogramming. Drivers, they will tell you, need either to be taxed in ways they will never vote for, […]
September 29, 2013

Primitive condition for cyclists in every nation.

I spoke about bicycle transport to a Lions Club meeting this week. It is nice to know you don’t have to go all the way to North Korea to experience strange costumes and salutations. We have […]