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Vancouver 2010 and traffic

Vancouver, BC and environs will be a traffic nightmare during the Winter Olympics, so organizers are promoting “alternative” transportation in a transportation plan that restricts on street parking and encourages public transportation, shuttles, walking and even bicycling. “The goal is to reduce vehicle traffic by 30 per cent, which is about 26,000 vehicles,” says Terry read more »

10 bike stories of 2010

Here are my thoughts on some of the big bicycle stories of 2010.

Study: Dramatic drop in head injuries when cities implement bike share

TLDR Summary: In spite of the grossly misleading framing given by study author Dr Frederick Rivara, a long-time helmet advocate, the latest head injury study from Seattle shows total injury rates and head injury rates drop dramatically in cities that implement bike share programs, compared against control cities without bike share. Nursing Professor Janessa Graves’ read more »

Frigid

The coldest weather I’ve ever biked was 20° below zero F (about -30°C) in Champaign, Illinois.

Canada bike directions live on Google Maps

Google Maps bicycle directions are now live in Canada.

Labor Day recovery

For the benefit of those outside of the United States, we had our token holiday honoring American socialist heroes this last weekend. I hope your Labor Day Holiday went better than mine. I spent much of it in bed recovering from a vicious sinus infection. What little time away from the bed was spent enjoying read more »