CAPE TOWN BICYCLE MAP LAUNCHES MOBILE AND SMART PHONE EDITIONS

The Cape Town Bicycle Map, in print since 2011, is now available online – in both website and smart phone editions (Android, IOS and Windows mobile). The first version of the online map includes all the information presented on the print map as well as additional functionality, such as pan and zoom, bookmarks, search, and […]

Of broken-down-telephones, poor reporting, and cycle safety in Cape Town

How do we encourage informed, respectful and rigorous debate – and safer streets – when sensationalism is what sells and online forums encourage anonymity and contempt? On Monday morning, I gave a presentation at the City of Cape Town’s Cycle Safety Discussion, about the legislation and regulations that encourage cycling in countries with high bicycle […]

Here we go again: City concerned about how cyclists and pedestrians behave toward other road users…

With the upcoming series of public holidays and long weekends, many Capetonians will be making use of Cape Town’s roads and highways to travel, says the City of Cape Town in today’s media release – which initially reads like a call for tolerance by all road users… That is, until we get to the usual […]

CYCLING, WALKING, PUBLIC HEALTH BEST FOR HEALTH AND CLIMATE JUSTICE

Optimizing health in transport and climate change measures – new report identifies key strategies DURBAN – Rapid transit and safe cycling/walking networks are good for both health and climate – and climate experts should consider more systematically how these strategies can reduce CO2 emissions in the transport sector, one of the world’s major contributors to […]

Durban’s bike lanes punctured by EIA regulations…

November 16 2011 at 12:53pm nm cop bicycles 3 Tony Carnie – copyright The Mercury, txs to Brandon van Eeden for heads-up… When Fifa executives returned to Switzerland with their bulging swag bag of soccer loot last year, ordinary South Africans could at least take some comfort from the fact that the World Cup turned […]