NOTE: I’m no longer cataloging any odd song that happens to mention or even be about bicycles. From here on out I’ll only be adding those that really stand out. So please send me songs only if they’re worthy of inclusion. Uninspiring folk songs that have nothing special about them […]
In Spring 2003, Max Nofziger ran for mayor of Austin, and part of his transportation platform was to replace the city’s diesel buses with ones that run on natural gas. Below is Dave Dobbs’ argument that natural gas buses may be no better than diesel buses.
How to trigger Vehicle Traffic Loop Detectors After we published our original article (below) on this subject, we received the following from an engineer who seems to know what he’s talking about: “I read your article on triggering traffic signals with a bicycle and would like to tell you a […]
Arizona has the nation’s deadliest red-light runners, with three of the country’s worst cities for fatal intersection crashes, according to a study of federal transportation data obtained by USA TODAY.
Even moderate air pollution routinely found in many U.S. cities may trigger sudden deaths by changing heart rhythms in people with existing cardiac problems, according to extensive new scientific research.
An excerpt on traffic from Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream (North Point Press, 2000, pp. 88-94.) by Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Jeff Speck