Bike riders wear helmets and high-vis vests to reduce their vulnerability on the road. Problem is a new study finds this dehumanises cyclists, putting them more at risk of aggression from drivers.
Lagos is famous for its congested traffic. Cycling could help change this image.
Around the world, very few public transport agencies make money, while ride-sharing companies are making huge losses. So why partner up, and how do those partnerships work?
To boost their attractiveness to tourists and residents alike, in 2020 the towns of Gongju and Buyeo – once Imperial capitals – launched the “Smart Town Challenge” to link online and offline services.
On paper, swapping gas-guzzling trucks for bikes may sound like an appealing option for greening e-commerce. However, there are sizeable obstacles to implementing this in cities.
A new study finds congestion charging and creating car-free streets and separated bike lanes have been most effective at reducing car use in European cities.
Is it affordable? Is it safe? Here are some key things to consider if you’re considering buying one of these vehicles or using them in a share scheme.
Women in cities tend to get more walking done, which is beneficial to both their health and the climate. Making streets safer for cycling would give them greater access to cities too.
London was rated 2021’s most congested city.
What will the US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill pay for? Here are some of the things it will help build, fix or remove.
Cyclists in Melbourne are less likely than those in Dublin or Seville to ride in the rain. Understanding why is crucial.
It’s time to stop demonising cyclists and cycling activists as elitists — the accusation fails at the first test.
Bike-share programs don’t just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.
The need for social distancing sparked a cycling boom, cutting air pollution and boosting city dwellers’ mental and physical health. But when the pandemic ends, will it be back to life as usual?
And the winner is … e-bikes? A new entrant is set to overtake Brisbane’s CityCycle scheme in the race for the shared mobility market.
An increase in cyclists due to the COVID-19 pandemic means that cities need to look at what it means to develop and maintain inclusive bicycle infrastructure.
New bike lanes are a good idea for health and air quality, but the convenience of car travel for most journeys will remain.
City streets were built to accommodate cars, but the COVID-19 pandemic has scrambled our transport needs. Many cities are moving to make streets more people-friendly and less car-centric.
Low-income and minority groups are often reliant on cheaper modes of transport, but many find cycling to work problematic.
Rapid motorisation has made the Indonesian city of Solo prioritise policies to support motorised vehicles, paying little attention to cycling and marginalising poor women.