Posts Tagged ‘bike friendly’

New York City Loves Bike Share

May 28th, 2014 by PKageyama

Much like the change of heart seen over pedestrian only Times Square, New Yorkers apparently love the one year old bike share program. Decried by some as ugly, dangerous and even totalitarian, the success of the program should embolden other communities to look at their own implementations. Story here: http://mediamatters.org/blog/2014/05/27/one-year-later-new-yorkers-love-totalitarian-bi/199467

Bicycling to Understand Cities

May 26th, 2011 by admin

As I note in the book, bicycling allows you to connect with your city in very human and fun ways.  Here is an excellent essay on how bicycling leads to a better understanding of our cities. http://www.boingboing.net/2011/05/21/understanding-cities.html

Love Note: Pedestrian Friendly Times Square

February 6th, 2011 by admin

Two of my favorite New York City love notes debuted in 2009: the newly pedestrian friendly Times Square and High Line Park in the Meatpacking District. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan began pedestrian-friendly Times Square as an experiment in 2009. The response to their people space, created in the heart