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
We have heard about cycling experiences across the world, but how about Iraq? Sally Butter shares her experience in Irbil in Iraq.
Great design always starts with a great question. So when it comes to planning the future of Long Street, the starting point cannot be “how do we pedestrianize this space?” but rather “what can this space do for Cape Town?”
Following the successful trial of green painted cycle lanes in a section of Bree Street, the City of Cape Town has made a decision to demarcate all cycle lanes that are in roadways by painting them green.
How can daily random acts of kindness shift the culture and respect on South Africa’s streets?
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.
For many people, the concept of ‘Walkability’ simply means how many shops, cafes, schools and other services are within walking distance of a particular location. While this is a really important part of a walkable neighbourhood there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that several other factors improve or reduce the walkability of a street or neighbourhood.
Plans have been released by London’s Mayor to create elevated cycle lanes designed by Exterior Architecture. 1 UKP allows you to bicycle without buses, trucks or other hazardous elements.
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.
We were so impressed by these short, simple videos created by Woolworths employees, that we felt that we had to