An occasional update on items from the Velo-city.

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THE GEHL ANALYSIS

Danish Architect Jan Gehl on Good Cities for Bicycling.  Need I say more.

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IT’S BETTER ON A BIXI

And safer too:

In city after city, cyclists are hit, injured, and killed less often when using bike-sharing than when riding their personal bicycles.

Noah Kazis of Streetsblog brings us the somewhat counter-intuitive fact that bike share riders are involved in fewer accidents than bikers using their own set of wheels.

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CRITICAL MASS FOR BIKE SHARING

Jean Chong passes along this video from Streetsblog on bike-sharing in Hangzhou, China.   “A bit promotional,” she notes, “since it’s the bike share company speaking but video clearly shows real critical mass using the public bike share system.”

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