Posts Tagged ‘bikesafe0mg’

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

How bike-sharing conquered the world

January 13, 2018

QT:{{”
“Health benefits are harder to quantify, especially in smoggy cities like Beijing. Mobike has found that its bikes are used more or less as much when the air is really bad as when it is not, suggesting that the good done by exercise may be undone by heavy breathing in toxic air. But in less-polluted cities the gains from exercise are larger than the risks from road accidents or air pollution, according to a study of Barcelona in the British Medical Journal.
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How #bikesharing conquered the world
https://www.economist.com/news/christmas-specials/21732701-two-wheeled-journey-anarchist-provocation-high-stakes-capitalism-how Using tech to overcome the problem of theft. Getting health benefits from exercise to counterbalancing breathing polluted air. Reducing congestion a bit.

What Does Tesla’s Automated Truck Mean for Truckers? | WIRED

December 3, 2017

What Does @Tesla’s Automated #Truck Mean for Truckers?
https://www.Wired.com/story/what-does-teslas-truck-mean-for-truckers/ What does it mean for drivers?! I guess: much safer highways & fewer tailgated & terrorized motorists!