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Copenhagen bike super highways

It seems like a fantasy come true, but bike super highways are a reality in Copenhagen as city planners have literally “paved the way” for residents to commute from the suburbs to the city on bicycle. In April, the first of 26 routes opened by city planners in a combined initiative to make this [...]

Jan Gehl talks about livable cities and the need for bicycle infrastucture.

Jan Gehl is a Danish architect and urban design consultant based in Copenhagen whose career has focused on improving the quality of urban life by re-orienting city design towards the pedestrian and cyclist. (from wikipedia.org)

He recently gave a lecture recorded for the Economist conference series about how to make cities more livable. [...]

Hit and Run, again

In civilized cities, who recognize the true culprits of danger, (motorists) as seen here in Copenhagen:

(photo by copenhagenize.com) The bike cops ticket the cars.

In car culture, “Drill Baby, Drill” cities like NYC… “You Betchya…” The automobile is sacred and can do no wrong.

Therefore the city has turned it’s sights on law [...]

The Yes Men have big balls

These guys have some big balls:

Surviva Balls that is. Check them out on CNN Embedded video from CNN Video

Will this survival suit from Haliburton may not solve anything but the YES MEN definitely have an effective way of getting people to think about corporate greed and the environment through there elaborate [...]

The Post: We’re Screwed…YES MEN at it again

We’re Screwed!

Those fine culture jamming and Agitpropmasters, the “Yes Men” who brought you the fake NY Times, were at it again, this time making a NY Post highlight some real issues instead of outbursts form Kayne West… Climate Change.

New Yorkers woke up today to see this issue bombard their senses and [...]

Twitter Round Up

Here’s a little experiment I’m playing with.

A round up of postings I’ve found from my twitter feed from around the world of bike related material.

Bike Rater sent out this video: The US Open of Mountain biking. More at: Pinkbike.com

Sydney Cyclist linked me to the Slow bicycle movement [...]

Ah, Copenhagen…

Copenhagen, such advancements in the world of human interaction, of transportation, of the bicycle…

While we battle our police just for the right to freely assemble on bicycles, this modern Danish city takes a different approach…

Well, maybe hugs aren’t going to fly in this more reserved city, never the less, perhaps we [...]