Posts Tagged ‘bikesafe0mg’

As E-Scooter and E-Bike Use Grows, So Do Safety Challenges – The New York Times

October 16, 2021

Walkers are major losers as well….
Difficult not to feel bicyclists have lost badly, as glorified motorcycles and souped up e-scooters intrude into Parks and colonize bike lanes. And no enforcement. – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/11/nyregion/electric-scooters-bikes-new-york.html

The E-Scooters Loved by Silicon Valley Roll Into New York | The New Yorker

July 1, 2021

Wish there was some way of achieving safety with these new scooters.

Thanks for your discussion on this. I don’t understand why, despite all the high-tech mobility we have (e.g. self-driving cars, airbags, drones, &c), that we can’t engineer bikes & scooters to be as safe as cars.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/04/26/the-e-scooters-loved-by-silicon-valley-roll-into-new-york

Making walking and cycling safer: lessons from Europe

October 18, 2020

This is has nice summaries of the pedestrian and cycling education in (northern) Europe

https://www.vtpi.org/puchertq.pdf

Slow cycling Numbers Don’t Lie – IEEE Journals & Magazine

September 14, 2020

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7934224

Vaclav Smil

Abstract:
Some technical advances are delayed by either a failure of imagination or a concatenation of obstructive circumstances. I can think of no better example of both of these than the bicycle. . Two centuries ago, on 12 June 1817 in Mannheim, Karl Drais, a forester in Germany’s grand duchy of Baden, demonstrated for the first time his Laufmaschine (“running machine”), later also known as a draisine or hobby-horse. ….

Revel’s mopeds find a role during pandemic, but safety issues emerge – CNN

August 23, 2020

Revel’s mopeds find a role during pandemic, but safety issues emerge – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/22/tech/revel-moped-safety/index.html

Revel Suspended Over 1,000 NYC Riders in the Last Month

August 23, 2020

https://gizmodo.com/revel-suspended-more-than-1-000-nyc-riders-in-the-last-1844422990

Why Revel Suspended Moped Service in N.Y.C. – The New York Times

August 21, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/29/nyregion/revel-mopeds-nyc.html

Revel Suspends Scooter Service in N.Y.C. After Two Deaths – The New York Times

August 9, 2020

Revel Suspends Scooter Service in N.Y.C. After Two Deaths – The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/28/nyregion/revel-scooters-death-nyc.html

Oslo has virtually eliminated pedestrian and cyclist deaths – Curbed

January 5, 2020

https://www.curbed.com/2020/1/3/21048066/oslo-vision-zero-pedestrian-cyclist-deaths

Premium Rush – Wikipedia

June 21, 2019

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premium_Rush