Addressing the issue of bike parking in Drammer, Norway with an old railway building transformed into secure parking for 134 bicycles, including two spots for cargo bikes and four charging spots for electric bikes. More information over at Fast Company.
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy Mexico provide a hierarchy of mobility: 1. Pedestrian 2. Cyclists 3. Public Transport 4. Freight 5. Cars, motorcycles
In all cases, as demonstrated by its remarkable ability to attract modal share in North America, public bikesharing appears to be improving urban mobility and lowering dependency on automobile travel.The Most Persuasive Evidence Yet that Bike-Share Serves as Public Transit, CityLab
Oregon Manifest have a competition running to select an urban utility bike to be put into production by Fuji Bikes. This is a great example of innovation happening in the bike world outside of the arena of competitive cycling with bikes that make sense for commuting, hauling your shopping as well as going for a joyride. It’s worth spending time with the showcase videos and hopefully it provides a window into what we might be seeing at our local bike stores in the near future. Which one is your favourite?
Copenhagenize puts forward their proposal for making cities more livable.