We're clearly still in the silly season when a headline like this one pops up in the feed: "Sexism behind over-investment in cycling infrastructure: report".
Entries tagged "public transport"
I took the Melbourne Bike Share scheme for a test ride yesterday.
"There is overwhelming evidence when children walk or cycle to school they are better off physically and in terms of their social and emotional wellbeing" --Todd Harper, VicHealth.
"Is it an indulgence to own more than one bicycle? Maybe - but at least it's cheaper than yachting or cocaine"--Peter Walker
"Cycling is becoming a legitimate form of transport"--Tim Pallas, Minister for Roads and Ports, Victoria
"I really believe that, once people develop some confidence on the bike track, they'll feel a lot safer riding on sections of road that don't have bicycle infrastructure yet"--Katie Kingshott, Healthy Transport Hobart
"Fat-busting but not wallet-busting, the humble bicycle is an increasingly popular choice of transport. Around 130m bikes rolled off production lines in 2007 and even more are set to be made this year." --The Economist
"Don't be a snob; if it can be done on a bike, it's good." --unnamed correspondent to RBR Newsletter.
"Cup of coffee in hand, I realize that it's true what they say: Bicycles Rule in the Netherlands." --Eric, Downwind of Amsterdam.
"The premise that cyclists' behavior somehow voids their right to sharing the road is indefensible at face value. 'Well officer I thought it was OK to hit this cyclists because several blocks back I saw another run a red light' is not something anyone could defend." --TheWashCycle
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