Ever wondered what it would be like to live and ride in Amsterdam. This short film by Streetfilms, offers a fascinating cross-section of commentary on life in the City of Bikes.
The first of a series of articles by urban designer, Kirsten Wilkins, spotlighting conversations and aspects of bicycle commuting that point to and frame the legacy of the May 25th Freedom Ride. A social ride interconnecting Cape Town in honor of Madiba. In this article she challenges cycle advocates to move beyond only applying ‘Copenhagenize’ […]
The University of Cape Town is forging ahead to promote sustainable transport to and from campus – encouraging more students to ditch their cars and go by bike. Initiatives like Jammie Bike (a bicycle rental project), better cycle infrastructure and cycle route maps are paving the way to a truly bicycle friendly campus.
The Albert Road NMT project is currently in the tender process (10 April 2014). Construction should begin early May. Find out more about the final design for the new cycle lanes that will run along Albert Road from Liesbeeck Parkway to Station Road, Woodstock.
Missing Links is an initiative to identify gaps in the city’s cycle networks. It is specifically focused on connecting existing cycle infrastructure together to extend the network, ensuring that existing routes are used to their full potential. In this post we explore the Missing Link between Liesbeek River Trail cycle path and Leisbeek Park Rd. […]
“When it comes to debates between cyclists there isn’t much that’ll get the mud-slinging and teeth-gnashing brigade more fired up than this one”… Taking on the much debated topic of SA’s helmet laws, Jamie asks the hard questions and shows that there is more to it than, just do I wear one or don’t I.
We all love protected bike lanes, but dread when they come to a dead end at a busy intersection. Now there is a solution – THE PROTECTED INTERSECTION. In this great video Urban Designer Nick Falbo shares his vision for safer cycleways.
Karen Watkins reports for the Tatler, Southern Suburbs on our first #CyclingTheCity ride from Newlands to CBD
Presented by Matt Griffiths and Rashiq Fataar, The Metropolist Show, is dedicated to exploring the people and stories that shape our cities. This week they look at Cape Town as a Cycle City – discussing how we make a cycle friendly city and encourage citizens to go by bike.
Last night we had our first Pop-Up Talk at BikeStyle – lead by Gail Jennings of Cape Town Bicycle Map. The talk centered around #CyclingTheCity and commuter routes. One of the exciting outcomes from the evening was the creation of #CyclingTheCity rides to explore cycle routes and discover the safest and quickest ways around the […]