Every week, the city turns 120km of roads into car-free spaces, and around 2 million people take part.
Bikes and pizza. Seriously, does life get any better than that?
Product by Doiy Design.
Blaze: a proper headlight for your bike.
According to the company, “Besides being a kickass front light, the Laserlight has a unique safety feature. Its green laser projects the image of a bike 5-6 metres onto the road ahead. This alerts vehicles of the unseen cyclists and prevents drivers from turning across their path.”
Amsterdam has an almost unique problem - the bicycle dominates its city. So much so that there is a shortage of parking around its popular Central Station and people often have to get creative.
Bike rack & Bench
And yet they have extremely low rates of cycling related head injuries. Meanwhile, the US is among those countries that lead in both wearing helmets and head injuries. One of the main differences? Serious investments in cycling infrastructure, much of which is segregated or protected from auto traffic.
Getting urban cycling right. Are we overthinking it?
Underwater cycling tunnel, anyone?
Kansas City has big ambitions, for which the bike is the vehicle to get there. But there’s a few thousand things missing - a few thousand dollars, that is. In true 21st century urbanism-style, KC is crowdfunding its future.
Ipv Delft designed the world’s first roundabout for bicycles. It’s located in the Netherlands!
Sarah Shipley on plans to transform Kansas City into one of the most cycleable cities in the US.