Category Archives: Cycle Planning

Of Talking Heads And Cycle Racks

Full marks to the visionary New York transport authorities who approached former-Talking Head band-leader David Byrne in 2008 to help them lift the profile of cycling in New York.  The New York City Department of Transportation, invited Mr Byrne to … Continue reading

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Brussels Car Free Day

I happened to be in Brussels on Sunday 16 September for their 11th annual car-free day, marking a week when cities across Europe promote cycling and other green transport. This is intended to encourage efforts to cut vehicle emissions — … Continue reading

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London Cycle Hire – Financial Problems

Some interesting facts and figures are emerging from the London bike hire scheme that started at the end of July 2010. The Evening Standard (7 October) reports that the scheme cost £79m to set-up. The annual running costs are said … Continue reading

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Brussels’ Bikes

Brussels – Bike Hire 2009 This is a picture that I took whilst working in central Brussels in 2009. It shows an example of one of the stations forming part of the city’s Villo bike hire scheme. There are said to … Continue reading

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