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Cyclecraft – The complete guide to safe and enjoyable cycling for adults and children

Cycling is an wonderful activity. It is the most efficient means of travelling known to man, a pleasurable pastime that can be enjoyed by young and old alike, one of the best …

Tips to Cities about Cycling

RELEVANT: How important having a proper and well defined bicycle lane network is, and some proposals.

Key Quotes:

“1. Recreational paths are fine and have a valuable purpose, but should not be …

Bike Share and Helmets, don’t mix?

RELEVANT: Different point of views about wearing a helmet

 

 

This is a short version of a movie previously posted, called; Bike Share, Bixis for Melbourne. It explores the impediment to bike …

Cycling – The good oil

RELEVANT: Examples of how to improve the roads towards the cyclist and its safety:

Priority for cyclist over cars

Double bike lanes

Lights coming green before cars lights, for a better flow of …

Do you feel safe in protected bicycle lanes?

RELEVANT: People feeling “trapped” in protected bike lanes, and even it’s a measure for cyclists safety, some cyclist don’t feel totaly comfortable using them.

“To me, the type of bike lane, …

Streetfilms

Streetfilms produces short films that show how smart transportation design and policy can result in better places to live, work and play. We package complicated and wonky concepts into easy …

The Case for Separated Bike Lanes in NYC

The Case for Separated Bike Lanes in NYC

- excellent look at the benefits of giving cyclists some protection when cyclists, pedestrians  and motorists share the road

- keeping cyclists safe with …

London’s Cycle Superhighways

RELEVANT: London’s Bike lanes’s system is not very complete by the moment, even the objective of the what has been done by now, is nice.

 

 

One key way of reducing vehicle …

National Strategies for Advancing Bicycle Safety


Summary: Back around the turn of the century a group gathered to design a campaign to address all of the elements that discourage bicycling in the US. This plan was …

Cycling Safety Tips: Heavy Vehicles & Cyclists

RELEVANT: Sharing the road with larger vehicles in particular requires awareness, skills and strategies.

Cycling safety Tips: Heavy vehicles & cyclist

Wondering what the big vehicles will do next, and act accordingly, never be …

Develop Road Safety Culture

How to develop road safety culture:
Transportation is one of the basic things that people use and need in their everyday lives. We use different modes of transportation like airplanes, trains, …

How to Not Get Hit by Cars – Important lessons in Bicycle Safety

RELEVANT: Types of collisions, and how to avoid them

This page shows you real ways you can get hit and real ways to avoid them. This is …

Universal Bike Lanes. The only way to mass-cycling?

Study says vast majority of Britons won’t cycle on urban roads as they are now. So what’s the answer?

Main conclusion: the UK will never get anything close to a European-style …

Behavioural Challenges for Urban Cycling

Behaviour is a tricky subject and getting groups of people to change their behaviour is never easy. Lately, behaviour is a hot topic in Emerging Bicycle Cultures. Many people who …

Fear of Cycling – Essay in 5 parts by Sociologist Dave Horton

Something new here on Copenhagenize.com. We’ve enlisted the help of sociologist Dave Horton, from Lancaster University, as a guest writer. Dave has written a brilliant assessment of Fear of Cycling …

Vancity BikeShare Experiment

This video explains how the whole Vancity ChangeEverything.ca Bikeshare Experiment got started. As the program is coming to an end we’d like to hear from people who were involved so …

Dude, where’s my bike lane?

The case of a disappearing bike lane in San Francisco.

 

 

Copenhagen: City of Cyclists

Copenhagen: City of Cyclists, Part 1 of 5: Our very first episode of A Billion Bikes, takes us to the Danish city of Copenhagen, which has one of the most …

Copenhagen bike city

In Denmark practically everybody rides a bike, and in 2008 bicycle-friendly Copenhagen was named the world’s first Bike City by the International Cycling Union, UCI. So while in Copenhagen, why …

3 Way Street

By summer 2010, the expansion of bike lanes in NYC exposed a clash of long-standing bad habits — such as pedestrians jaywalking, cyclists running red lights, and motorists plowing through …