Entries tagged "urban planning"

Bike Shorts 4 May 2012

04 May 2012
"Begone old-fashioned traffic planners. Bicycle infrastructure should be designed like toothbrushes, toasters, mobile phones. For the user." --@copenhagenize

Bike Shorts 15 November 2011

15 November 2011
"We try to do rides that are somewhat audacious. If they were easy, it wouldn't be all that satisfying when you get to the finish." --rider, Seattle Randonneurs video

Bike Shorts 17 July 2011

17 July 2011
"A sport is advanced by the handful of people who do it brilliantly, but it is kept sweet and sane by the great numbers of the mediocre, who do it for fun" --Elizabeth Coxhead

Bike Shorts 16 August 2009

16 August 2009
"Slowing down to the urban biking pace reveals a city that many urban dwellers hadn't taken notice of, yet" --anonymous quote on London Cyclist.

Bike Shorts 30 July 2008

30 July 2008
"Within societies of mass automobility, bicycles are often regarded as a children's toy, a middle-class sports fad, or a form of transport for those who are too poor to drive. Within less that three generations, cultures of everyday or utility cycling disappeared. Those who continued to cycle are often regarded with suspicion."--Adrian, Yellow Brick Road.

Bike Shorts 21 June 2008

21 June 2008
"But here's the big secret: bike commuting is no sacrifice at all. As a matter of fact, I often feel a pang of guilt for doing it. It's so much fun, and I derive so many benefits from it..." --Alan, www.ecovelo.info

Bike Shorts 13 June 2008

13 June 2008
"Did you hear about the centipede who fell in a ditch? He couldn't get up. He was too exhausted trying to figure out what foot to put first. Same thing with a bike. Who needs 18 gears?" -- Fred Mathes

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