Tag Archives: cycling

400km cycling routes for Flanders and Brussels

The ‘Fiets-GEN‘ (Gewestelijk Express Netwerk = Cycling Regional Express Network) project proposes almost 400km of cycling infrastructure for a better connection between Flemish communes and the city of Brussels. The following is a translation of the article published in Brussel Nieuws.  The network will span 15km around the Belgian capital. Some 15 routes have been […]

How bikes can solve our biggest problems

Fast Company’s Design website posted an infographic on how bicycles can solve several problems societies are facing today. Mobility and healthcare are mentioned, and ecological reasons aren’t hard to think up. It basically compares the US to Europe, and tries to show some of the advantages of a policy towards more use of bikes. It […]

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TEDx talk resume: Bicycle culture with Mikael Colville-Andersen

A quite interesting TED talk on mobility and cycling. I’ve picked out a few interesting thoughts: According to Colville-Andersen, the street was, for millenia, a place of gathering and shopping, it was where kids played and you could chat to your neighbours. That all changed with the introduction of the car. Basically, streets became a […]