The phantom Venice: hunting for Frank Gehry in LA’s strangest neighborhood

It was the gaudy Disneyland of its day which beguiled Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin, and now hosts some of Gehrys boldest creations. Stephen McLaren runs treasure hunting for the designers new home and determines a beachfront town that has undergone more reinventions than a Hollywood C-lister Cycling through Venice for the first time in […]

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Pedal-ins and auto buryings: what happened to America’s forgotten 1970 s cycle boom?

Bicycle madness once ensure US bike sales outstrip automobiles, and spawned ambitious plans for 100,000 miles of cycle paths. Then the music stopped The bicycles biggest wave of popularity in its 154 -year history, gushed Time magazine in 1970 at the start of Americas five-year love affair with the motorcycle. Some 64 million fellow traveller […]

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Could intercity cycle freeways revolutionise the daily commute?

Germany is building the worlds biggest bicycle autobahn to connect 10 cities and remove 50,000 automobiles from the road every day. With the popularity of e-bikes growing too, is Europe about to see a new epoch of long-distance cycle commuting? In 2010, when the motorway between the German cities of Duisburg and Dortmund was closed […]

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New anti-homeless architecture: Seattle utilizes bike racks to block rough sleepers

Police cleared a homeless camp before the transport department filled the pavement with unneeded bike racks a clear case of hostile architecture which does not address the problem, say campaigners Cities Cycling the city New anti-homeless architecture: Seattle employs bike racks to block rough sleepers Police cleared a homeless camp before the transport department filled […]

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America’s road trip: will the US ever kick the car habit?

Motor City Detroit built the automobiles, oil capital Houston fuelled them and Los Angeles was carved up by freeways in their honor. Yet now all three cities are pushing walking, cycling and the use of public transport. So does this mean Americas love affair with the car is eventually waning? Cities is supported by About […]

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Could Chicago’s floating cycle route elude the doubters and reconnect the city?

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Uber’s New Bid for Dominance: Controlling Every Style You Move

Uber: It’s not just for vehicles anymore. Less than a decade after launching, it has rolled out rides for the normies( UberX ), for those who don’t mind sharing( UberPool ), and for those who don’t intellect walk-to( Uber Express Pool ). It offers on-demand maggot( UberEats) and connects truckers with stuff that needs trucking( […]

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So, BMW Wants to Build Networks of Elevated Cycling Paths

In its first century as a company, BMW has built industrial engines, motorcycles, Steve Urkel’s Isetta, and a whole lot of cars. Now, it wants to build something wholly new: an elevated motorcycle path. This week, the automaker’s somewhat redundantly named Research, New Technology, Innovations division, based in Mountain View, Tokyo, and Seoul, exposed its […]

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Could Chicago’s floating cycle track defy the doubters and reconnect the city?

Plans for a continuous route along the Chicago River include cycling on floating pontoons like the controversial Thames Deckway in London. But with the US citys cycle numbers growing, this long-held ambition could yet be realised Cycling is no stranger to invention, from the steady swell of Kickstarter campaigns to the almost innumerable cycleways dreamed […]

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