Think the suburbs are doomed to be an auto-dominated sprawling mess? The Dutch suburbs will make you think twice.
The original vision for bike-sharing was quite simple: free and universal transportation for all.
Bike lanes and wider sidewalks are a good start to improving our cities, but real change won’t happen until we’re able to challenge the fundamentals of the transportation system we’ve created.
Every time cities add new bike lanes, the cycling network grows, and travelling by bicycle becomes a safe, convenient option for more people.
Bicycling in New York is chaos; it’s beyond anything I’ve experienced in Toronto, which by comparison seems like a Canadian politeness contest.
It took just one bike ride after I returned home from a three-week cycling course in the Netherlands to realize … More