Posted by Elly Blue (Columnist) on January 24th, 2011 at 8:09 am
– Is your commute making you crazy? If you’re doing it by car, then probably yes, according to this new study.
– As long as it keeps snowing, winter bicycling stays in the news. Some winter commuters have to deal with coworkers who think they’re crazy. Others just focus on being prepared. Some are overprepared. Others get creative.
– Portland’s golden age of bicycling may be happening now, but it also flourished back in 1903. There was even a bicycle tax to fund infrastructure, until it was declared unconstitutional.
– In China, the city of Guangzhou is looking to Europe for guidance in retooling its transportation infrastructure to be accessible by bicycle in the country’s new age of automobiles.
– How many people ride a bike in your town? The science of bike counting is beginning to emerge from its infancy. Here’s an overview.
– In New York City, bike lane critics are officially going ballistic.
– Last week was the country’s first ever Youth Bike Summit. An attendee reports.
– A look at the environmental impacts of the mountain biking industry, from manufacturing to shipping to what keeps the lights on in corporate headquarters.
– In Paris, a tax or outright ban is being considered for SUVs and other fuel inefficient vehicles.
– Yes, there are still places in the world where nobody’s seen a tall bike before. The Bakersfield evening news reports…
– Videos of the week: A “critical”…okay, hilarious look at the downsides of cycling. And a traffic engineer critiques the guidelines in the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for managing bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure…