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A New Commute

My first experience living in a large city happened in Alexandria, Egypt, where I learned how to commute between apartment and university. I had transportation options other than the hour of walking: taxis, micros, and the iconic Alexandrian tram.  431 more words


Dangerous Altruism

An open letter to well-meaning motorists everywhere.  A common and aggravating problem that is very nearly on topic. 711 more words

Idaho Stop Law

Interview with Dr Rachel Aldred on increasing everyday cycling - the write-up

Just before Christmas, I interviewed Dr Rachel Aldred, who does fantastic work both as a Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster, and with her… 6,224 more words


Increasing everyday cycling: Sarah interviews Dr Rachel Aldred

There are a lot of theories on how to get more people riding their bikes, and what stops people cycling, but some of the most interesting research in the UK is being done by Dr Rachel Aldred, a Senior Lecturer in Transport at the University of Westminster.  408 more words

Women's Cycling

Holiday Potpourri

First, I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season.  This post contains a few bits of info and even a movie review that I didn’t have time for this year. 668 more words

Diary Entries

The parallel worlds of cycling and gun control

I hold grudging admiration even for the politicians I most despise. They may be attempting to do the most egregious things imaginable, but one must admire their determination. 1,885 more words

Still No Deaths on Citi Bike, 2.5 Years In

Citi Bike opened to riders in May 2013. Since then, there still hasn’t been a single death on one of the blue behemoths, a spokesperson for the company confirmed for the Observer Monday. 555 more words