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RIDE TO WORK DAY MELBOURNE

Two Wheels Good, Four Wheels Bad?

Riding a bike is a strange thing to do: it’s not just a mode of transport; it’s an economic class you’re entering. And it is an initiation into being treated like you’re invisible, and like your rights are optional – when you’re not being physically threatened

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Detroit Bus Company Formed After Government Plans for Light Rail Fails

A cancelled public transport service in Detroit inspires young entrepreneur to start own bus company to service the public.

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Office space in the space age

The technology revolution, an increased emphasis on employee well-being and the quest for better value for consumers over the last ten years have led to conditions being just right for an upheaval of traditional ideas about office space. Pamela Hellig, a regular ‘telecommuter’, questions whether future cities will have a need for offices at all.

Beijing Enforces A Traffic Ban Based On The Parity Of Licence Plate Numbers

Priority public transport lanes for Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs

Cape Town is getting another bus lane – this time not a MyCiTi bus lane, but a BMT lane reserved for public transport vehicles during peak commuting times.. Rouen Smit, Head of Mobility, spoke with Mayco member for Transport, Brett Herron about these lanes.

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Five hour commute to Harare

A wonderful description of a Capetownian’s recent commute to Harare in Khayelitsha. Jen, the author, commuted with a Golden Arrow bus out of Cape Town and returned with a mini-bus taxi. It took her a total commuting time of 5 hours.

Whatever the final design turns out to be, Albert Road needs a cycleway that invites bicyclers and protects them from opening doors and heavy vehicles.

The Case For Better Cycleways: Albert Road

[ June 21, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Better design: Whatever the final design turns out to be, Albert Road needs a cycleway that invites bicyclers and protects them from opening car doors and heavy vehicles.