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Why cycling should matter when planning the future of South African cities | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

South Africa is not a country of cars. In fact, the majority do not own cars. Brett Petzer makes the case for cycling, and why it should matter to the future planning of South African cities.

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This week on Metropolist: Cycling in the City

We continue our Cycling in the City series but this time we bring it to radio on our Metropolist show.


In Photos: Do you love Copenhagen?

We’re in a Copenhagen-mood and interviewing the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen and its the Copenhagen Solutions exhibition in Cape Town. Our favourite photos of Copenhagen by Andrew Brauteseth is a reason to be in a Copenhagen-mood at any time

Riders making noise in the Second Street Tunnel during the Eddieboy Memorial Ride on August 16, 2013

How Cyclists Redefine Space in Los Angeles

Cycling in Los Angeles? Kelley Kim goes for a ride and finds there’s more to it than weaving through endless traffic.

A two-way protected cycleway along Prospect Park in New York provides a safe route along which bicyclers can ride. Image: The Interrobang

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


Cycling in Iraq

We have heard about cycling experiences across the world, but how about Iraq? Sally Butter shares her experience in Irbil in Iraq.

Cyclist heads towards the icy cycle lane.

In Photos: Munich is cycling

With just a over 24 hours to walk about Munich, Rashiq Fataar, captures some of the bicycles, cyclists and cycle lanes on the streets of Munich.

Promenade to remain open to cyclists until end March 2013

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport, Roads and Stormwater, Councillor Brett Herron has announced that the City is extending the trail phase of the prohibition on the use of bicycles, skateboards and rollerblades on the Sea Point Promenade, until the end of summer, 31 March 2013.

Cape Town opens Promenade to cyclists, skateboarders and rollerbalders

Cape Town opens the Promenade to cyclists, skateboarders and rollerbalders for one month.

On the Right Track from Mayor Sam Adams on Vimeo. secretrepublic: More fantastic progress coming out

On the Right Track from Mayor Sam Adams on Vimeo.

More fantastic progress coming out of Portland, Oregon, this time taking cue from the Copenhagen model* of street configuration. A welcome move – all American cities can and should be doing this. It works regardless of continent, I promise.
Interesting variation on the ‘Copenhagen Left’ as well […]