November 14, 2005 


The Bus Bike

This takes the cake. It's a bus that drives around Rio de Janiero. It's full of exercise bikes, and I guess you're supposed to get exercise and enjoy the view. Of course, Rio Already has fabulous weather, and apparantly, decent... [read on...]

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 February 18, 2005 


Golden Gate Bridge Bicycle and Walking Toll

San Francsico: I realize everyone's strapped for cash these days, but the latest proposal to charge bicyclists and pedestrians $1 to cross the Golden Gate Bridge is just plain obnoxious. Every effort should be made to encourage more commuting by... [read on...]

Posted at 09:32 AM

 December 20, 2004 


The Golden Gate Bridge Bike Maze

San Francisco: More complaints about the biking system on the Golden Gate Bridge - On weekends, when bikes ride on the West side, the majority come from the presido and have to do an elaborate round-about route to get to... [read on...]

Posted at 07:47 AM

 December 04, 2004 


Golden Gate Bridge Weekday Cycling Rules

San Francisco: The Golden Gate Bridge has some peculiar cycling rules. On weekends, when leisure traffic is heavy, Bikes are restricted to the West side of the bridge, while pedestrians (most of them camera toting tourists) are restricted to... [read on...]

Posted at 03:05 AM

 December 15, 2003 


Banning Bikes in China

Shanghai: China, economic miracle that it may be, is yet again stubbornly refusing to learn from the mistakes of the west and is actually banning cycling on main roads in Shanghai. Of course it's only on certain key arterials, but... [read on...]

Posted at 06:23 PM

 January 22, 2003 


The Stink About Parking Meters

San Francisco: For once I agree with Ken Garcia. It seems the city of San Francisco is replacing those crummy old mechanical parking meters with efficient 'multi-space' meters, like you see in Europe. This sound's like a great idea to... [read on...]

Posted at 10:14 AM