By: Pierce Holloway Making your bike more comfortable can shift your biking experience from granny to great – And many of these solutions can be done for $20, or even free! First step: bicycle fit. Perhaps the easiest way to improve your riding experience is to make sure your saddle (seat) is at the right height. To check the height, enlist a friend to stand … Continue reading Bike on a Budget: Affordable Solutions to Improve the Bicycling Experience
Durham Bicycle Boulevards has a vision for how bicycle boulevards can make biking safer in Durham. Continue reading Advocating for Bicycle Boulevards: A Process in Durham, NC
Editorial board member Katy Lang pens an ode to planners like her who defy the planning student stereotype and don’t have bicycles. Continue reading An Ode to Planners without Bicycles
Is a city with no serious accidents or fatalities from traffic collisions an achievable vision? In February 2015, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser launched the city’s Vision Zero Initiative. Its stated objective: “By the year 2024, Washington, DC will reach zero fatalities and serious injuries to travelers of our transportation system, through more effective use of data, education, enforcement, and engineering.” Having both lived and … Continue reading Viewpoints: Will Washington, D.C. Achieve Vision Zero?
The sharing economy is a seemingly unstoppable force in the modern global economy. It is changing the way the smartphone owner travels, books a room, and most pertinent to me, how they order delivery food. After reflecting on my brief stint as a bicycle courier, I realized that my deliveries took me to places I would’ve never considered visiting otherwise. I moved to Washington, DC … Continue reading Uber Eats and the Image of the City