Tag Archives: Transport policy

A brand-new New York? Manhattan’s oldest neighborhood goes car-free, kind of …

Cars restricted to 5mph over 60 blockings of Financial District at weekend, as move department operates Shared Streets incident motivated by Bogot and Paris A shadow is shed long upon New York by the ghost of Robert Moses, the titan original developer of 20 th century whose virtually unrivalled power to chart his image of … Read More

Streetfighting female: inside the story of how cycling changed New York

As transport commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan faced down reviewers to transform New York with 400 miles of cycling roads, a bicycle share scheme and the remodelling of Times Square. Any city can do it, she tells Peter Walker Janette Sadik-Khan, who in alliance with her then-boss, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, arguably did as much to … Read More

Minneapolis tries to topple Portland as America’s most cycle-friendly metropoli

The Twin Citys ambitious brand-new bicycle hope includes 144 miles of protected corridors and a doubling of repetition numerals by 2020. Portland, though, is opposing back Minneapolis does not have the immediate looking of a plaza set on becoming a city where lots of parties go bikes. Aside from the long, freezing winters, this is … Read More

Where is the most cycle-friendly metropoli in the world?

The Dutch and Danish cycling utopias of Amsterdam, Groningen, Utrecht and Copenhagen are high up the roll but what about the rest of “the worlds”? The future of cycling in the UK was coping a bad hand when George Osbornes Spending Review uncovered a brand-new commitment of PS300m to cycling investment to 2020/21. While that … Read More

Tel Aviv’s journey to becoming the hippest cycling metropoli

Not so long ago, the idea of promoting cycling was a source of levity for Tel Avivs politicians. Now it is part of the citys culture but there are still many problems to tackle, from chaotic streets to the summer sweat factor When four Israeli cyclists suggested to the Tel Aviv city council in 1994 … Read More