Category Archives: research

How painted cycle tracks and buffered bike lanes work

Catherine Ciarlo, Transportation Policy Director in the Office of Mayor Sam Adams in Portland, Oregon, explains how cycle tracks and buffered bike lanes work.

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Floating Parking and bike-buffer zones in NY

From Streetfilms. While the Streetfilms guys were out videotaping for another Streetfilm, the Director of Transportation Initiatives took a moment to give a short explanation on what “floating parking” is, why using it is a very smart budgetary decision by the NYC … Continue reading

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BIke helmet research misses the point.

ABC News (Australia) reports that “Researchers say they have evidence which shows mandatory helmet laws in New South Wales have worked, slashing head injuries by almost one third.” What a waste of research resources. Of course helmet use will reduce … Continue reading

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Where to go, to eat well in Melbourne

The Age Good Food Guide 2011 Editor Janne Apelgren, together with a team of experts, explored Melbourne and Victoria.  They did all  the very difficult research, to find you the best dining experiences.

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The helmet debate gets some research credibility

SMH reported that – ALMOST 20 years after Australia became the first country to make it illegal to ride a bike without a helmet, two Sydney University researchers say the law does not work and we would be better off … Continue reading

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Cycling in Copenhagen, as seen by North American eyes

Thanks to Streetfilms.org for this interesting short film about the simplicity of cycling as part of your day, but supported by a governmental system who care about the people. Lets hope that councils in Melbourne and the Victoria state government … Continue reading

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Google Street View in Japan powered by bicycle

Google MapsStreet View, a 360-degree panoramic view from the pedestrian areas around the world, so that services can be seen walking down the street though. Street View Google Earth and Google Mobile are also available from the map. Street through … Continue reading

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Bike stability

Ever wondered why your bike is stable, even when moving quite slowly? But when it stops it always falls over? Read more about Bicycle Dynamics.

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