Posts Tagged ‘bikesafe0mg’

Hell on Two Wheels, Until the E-Bike’s Battery Runs Out | The New Yorker

January 20, 2023

Characteristics of Electric Scooter and Bicycle Injuries After Introduction of Electric Scooter Rentals in Oslo, Norway | Public Health | JAMA Network Open | JAMA Network

September 30, 2022

Emphasizes the dangers of unrestricted scooter use for pedestrians & the value of speed limits….

In Northern Vermont, Trying to Smooth the Ride for Mountain Biking – The New York Times

June 4, 2022

series also has DC, NY

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

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.

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

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

September 14, 2020

Vaclav Smil

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

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

August 23, 2020

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

August 21, 2020