Tag Archives: automobiles

Lawrence Solomon: Bicycles kill. How urban cycling policies made city streets more lethal

Giving bicycles a bigger share of the road has backfired on vehicle safety. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in Automobile, Cities, Other, Public transit, Toll roads, Transportation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Interview with Lawrence Solomon on cycling

“So you used to be a bicycle advocate going back to the eighties …” Mark Towhey discusses Solomon’s controversial cycling article and his view that bicycles have become a harm instead of the benefit that they should be. Continue reading

Posted in Cities, Other, Public transit, Toll roads, Transportation | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Lawrence Solomon: How cities made a huge mistake in promoting cycling

Cycling lanes consume more space than they free up, add to pollution and drain the public purse. Continue reading

Posted in Cities, Other, Public transit, Toll roads | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

A video on how congestion pricing works in practice

(March 21, 2011) StreetsBlog is currently running a ten part documentary series entitled Moving Beyond the Automobile. Below is their segment on congestion pricing, which demonstrates the benefits of pricing roads in just over five minutes. Continue reading

Posted in Sprawl, Toll roads | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment