Just wanted to introduce a new sustainable transportation blog coming out of Chicago, created by urban planner, Steve Vance and Author John Greenfield.
Check out: gridchicago.com.
It’s loosely modeled after Streetsblog.
A description of their site:
“Grid is an outlet for news, commentary, and photography about sustainable transportation-related events, projects, [...]
Here is a video from the Chicago Tribune that shows the D.O.T. and police force actually concerned about safety.
This comes from a story about Chicago recent “crackdown” on cycling and how they are working with the DOT and the cycling community for legitimate issues of safety. They recently parked themselves at one [...]
On a recent trip to Chicago, Streetfilms.org put together this nice video about tips for dealing with the brrrrrrrrrrrrrr.
Chicago and the classic in Berlin
Well it’s that time again, when bike couriers from around the world, duke it out to see who’s the fastest and can remain upright after downing the most beers. This year, its Saki shots as the world’s bike messengers descend upon TOKYO Japan. The CMWC (Cycle Courier World Championships) is September 19th-23rd.
Tomorrow is [...]
I’ve started to take a harder look at resources for bikers in this city…Here is a great one:
Ride the city is like google maps for bike routes.
You just type in where you are starting from: and where you are heading, and then the virtual wizard behind the curtain [...]