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WATCH: 589 reasons to bicycle to work

There are many reasons to commute to work by bicycle. One commuter, Tim Goldby, recently demonstrated a great reason: it is often faster to commute by bicycle than by car. You can watch as Goldby zooms by 589 cars on his way to work in Melbourne, Australia. He even subtracted the cars that passed him, showing just how superior a bicycle commute can be.

Walk & Bus into the Future: A Future Cape Town Walking Tour

[ October 19, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] On Saturday, 19 October, Future Cape Town welcomes everybody to join us on moving conversation inspired by Cape Town’s existing transport system and its potential.

4,300 South Koreans Go Car-Free for a Month

South Korea is, one project at a time, transforming itself into a model of shareability. The city of Seoul, with its Sharing City Seoul project, is positioning itself as one of the world’s great sharing cities and now, 4,300 people in the Haenggung-dong neighborhood of Suwon, which is 30 km south of Seoul, have gone car-free for the month of September.

Film puts a face on transport problems in Istanbul

A film which tells the story of Istanbul’s accelerated population growth and car-centric policies, which have deepened inequalities between those who drive, and those who don’t.

Development of the Week: City of Cape Town Inner City Transport Hub

Should Cape Town have a central transport hub and how would this function, look, feel and work?

Loss of Cape Town farmland will be an irreversible threat to food security.

The proposal to turn some of Cape Town’s last remaining farmland over to urban development would be an irreversible loss of agricultural assets and a threat to the food security of the city’s economically vulnerable population, as Tamsin Faragher warns.

Improved roads coming to Gulu

Lack of funds has kept roads in Gulu, northern Uganda, in a shoddy state. A World Bank grant is set to change that, although challenges remain. Moses Odokonyero interviewed Gulu Municipality’s engineer, Terence Odonga about the state of roads in his town.

INFOGRAPHIC: South Africa Petrol Price

This infographic looks at the petrol price and compares what we pay with a number of other countries. The bad news is that a comparison of petrol prices in relation to daily wages finds that a litre of unleaded costs the average South African wage earner a striking 6.5% of their daily earnings. The good news is that there are a number of ways you can reduce your petrol consumption.

Cycling in the City: Rouen Smit in Cape Town

Cycling in the City is a special Transport Month 2013 feature interviewing cyclists about their experiences as a cyclist in Cape Town. We start off with the co-founder of Future Cape Town, Rouen Smit

WATCH: Intermodality in Copenhagen.

In Episode 03 of the series, Copenhagenize Design Co. explores Intermodality as a key design element for making Copenhagen a bicycle-friendly city. Combining the bicycle on all forms of transport is vital.

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