All posts tagged “cycling

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Meet Replica

Sidewalk Labs is currently building out a platform called Replica that will support them in their development plans here in Toronto. Replica is:  “a user-friendly modeling tool that uses anonymized mobile location data to give planning agencies a comprehensive portrait of how, when, and why… Read More

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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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Inviting behaviors

The following paragraph is a great way to describe urban cycling and to explain how our built environment can explicitly invite certain behaviors: “If you want people to drive, build more automobile infrastructure. If you want people to bike, build better bike infrastructure. In San… Read More

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The VanMoof hack

8 years ago the Amsterdam-based bicycle company VanMoof started shipping bicycles to its customers. And since that time, they struggled to find a quality shipping partner that wouldn’t damage the bikes in transit.  They tried every varietal of shipping company, but the problem persisted. And… 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