Can Kathmandu kick the motorbike habit and become cycle friendly?
http://www.theguardian.com/cities/bike-blog/2014/apr/23/kathmandu-motorbike-habit-cycle-friendly-city-nepal-status Anil Shahi outside the Base Camp cafe in Kathmandu. He cycles the city’s quiet back alleys to avoid gridlocked streets – but many Nepalis still favour motorbikes On the underside of a pedestrian bridge on Kantipath, one of central Kathmandu’s busiest roads, there is a large hand-painted sign: “Get a bike – you’ll never… Read More ›
Interview with Stefan Bakker
Stefan Bakker is a transportation and climate change specialist working in South East Asia. As the team leader for energy efficiency and climate change mitigation in the land transport sector of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) region for GIZ (German Society for International Cooperation), Mr Bakker is well versed with the transportation problems facing… Read More ›
San Francisco: Bay Bridge bike, pedestrian path opens
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Bay-Bridge-bike-pedestrian-path-opens-4784120.php#photo-5132565 Another day, another bridge opening, another chain cutting. And more oohs and aahs. But there was nothing ho-hum or redundant about Tuesday’s opening of the Bay Bridge bike and pedestrian path. For cycling advocates, the opening was a chance to remember the man who championed bike and pedestrian access to the span, a celebration of… Read More ›