Tag: Transportation


Most Bikeable Cities of 2015

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Thanks to investments in infrastructure such as protected bike lanes and networks of bike paths, several cities saw big increases in their Bike Scores since the 2013 ranking. On average, cities that ranked in the top 20 saw an increase of more than two Bike Score points.

Source: Most Bikeable Cities of 2015 | Redfin

Free Wheel: An Oral History of Bicycle Design

The bike remains the most efficient method of transportation on Earth, and in times of energy efficiency and environmental compatibility, it’s also one of our most sustainable products. It allows the purest experience of the landscape and the body.

via Free Wheel: An Oral History of Bicycle Design | GOOD.

How An “Impossible” Aviation Challenge Led To An Innovation Breakthrough

This is innovation: Atlas, the team that won the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition did what scores of aircraft designers and engineers failed to do for 33 years. They weren’t specialist. They cracked the problem by going beyond ‘thinking outside the box’, they won by zeroing in on the right box.

via How An “Impossible” Aviation Challenge Led To An Innovation Breakthrough | Co.Design.