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Are shared roads welcomed by the citizens?

Are shared roads welcomed by the citizens?

Now that cities are much more aware of the fact that we need to change our transportation habits to a more sustainable ones, they are investing time and money in creating better infrastructure for this kind of transportation; shared roads such as segregated bike...

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Bike lanes help cyclists breathe better air.

Bike lanes help cyclists breathe better air.

Nowadays, pollution is one of the great challenges cities must combat, even more knowing that by 2050 it is estimated that 70% of the world's population will live in urban areas. That is why cities like Barcelona, Los Angeles, Santiago de Chile, etc. are changing both...

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Segregated bike lanes in the US.

Segregated bike lanes in the US.

We all may know what a protected bike lane is: “are lanes that use physical dividers to separate bike lanes from both cars and sidewalks. They make it pleasant for anyone to bike, just as sidewalks make it pleasant for anyone to walk.” (peopleforbikes.com) Very likely...

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Urban Mobility Lessons for Cities of the Future.

Urban Mobility Lessons for Cities of the Future.

A good city has to have a reliable transport system. With growing population and increasing consumer requirements, it is important that city authorities get their act together and devise plans that smartly tackle such demands. In other words, designing transport...

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10 easy steps to Ensure Safety When Cycling in.

10 easy steps to Ensure Safety When Cycling in.

Cycling has grown to be more than just a hobby or a way of trimming down our waistlines. Nowadays, there are more bikes on the road than there are in the garages. The road sign of a disciplined biker and a keen motorist is becoming more and more noticeable and...

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7 simple tips for commuting by bike.

7 simple tips for commuting by bike.

Commuting to work by bicycle offers many benefits: it’s eco-friendly, saves a considerable amount of money, and is a healthy way of exercising. There has been a considerable increase in the number of people commuting to work by bike in recent years, but the practice...

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Understanding Bike Lanes.

Understanding Bike Lanes.

A bike lane is a segment of the road that is marked by signs and stripes for the favourable or exclusive use by cyclists. Bike lanes help bicyclists to ride at their desired speed without intrusion from other road users while facilitating predictability of movement...

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Bicycle Associations.

Bicycle Associations.

Bicycle associations around the world are only too ready to brag about the benefits and enjoyment that cycling can deliver. So what exactly makes cycling worth your while? It's simply the number of positive benefits it can bring you. It's good for the environment with...

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Guide to getting the best bike insurance for you.

Guide to getting the best bike insurance for you.

If you're a keen cyclist, you'll agree that there's nothing quite like hitting the roads or trails and powering your way around your favourite places. You know every turn, bump, and when you can really let loose. It's exhilarating. But what happens if something goes...

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Guide to spend the best day cycling around Barcelona.

Guide to spend the best day cycling around Barcelona.

With plans to increase the current network by a staggering 165%, Barcelona may soon boast over 300km of cycle routes on which to explore the city by bike. Combine this with the city's fantastic weather and there has never been a better time to explore a city on two...

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