All posts tagged “bike lanes

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Adelaide cycle tracks

Earlier this week I was on Adelaide Street (Toronto) for a morning meeting. This is further north than my typical routine. For those of you not familiar with Toronto, Adelaide is a one-way street with separated bikes lanes. These “cycle tracks” were installed as part… Read More

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Form follows parking

“Form follows function” is a famous axiom of 20th century Modern architecture. It is based on the rational notion that architecture and its associated shapes, geometries, and spaces should be a direct result of their function.  It was a way of trying to eliminate the… Read More

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Barcelona’s new superblocks

Barcelona is in the midst of dramatically rethinking its urban fabric to address issues around urban mobility and climate change. Initially laid out in this 2014 Urban Mobility Plan for Barcelona, the city is now implementing something it calls superilles (or superblocks in English). Here’s… Read More