The City of Cape Town has noted complaints from the cycling fraternity and media reports about motorists parking or driving in the green lanes that are for the exclusive use of cyclists and are taking steps to address this. They are calling on city cyclists to take ownership of the cycle lanes and to be […]
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 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.
Whether your are heading out to the Old Biscuit Mill for a morning of fun, fashion and food or are commuting to work in Salt River or Woodstock, this easy route will get you there hassle free. There are lots of interesting things to see and some great bike friendly coffee spots and shops. The […]
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.
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.
The commuter route from Newlands to the CBD is a pleasure to ride. It starts at Josephine Mill (Boundary Road), following an easy, flat route along a mixture of dedicated cycle lanes and recommended routes along shared roadways. (see map – click on markers for photos and route descriptions).
Truly drool worthy – a fascinating look at cycling in Copenhagen, one of the most bicycle friendly cities in the world!
Following the successful trial of green painted cycle lanes in a section of Bree Street, the City of Cape Town has made a decision to demarcate all cycle lanes that are in roadways by painting them green.
It is almost unbelievable to think that in the early 1970′s Amsterdam was a city dominated by cars! This short video explores the events and forward thinking policies that have transformed it into one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world.