Tag: cycling

    The environmental reforms in Paris: city plans to make the Seine suitable for swimming

    Paris plans to make the Seine river suitable for swimming by 2024 through the construction of a huge reservoir, according to Bloomberg CityLab. The city now has a 19th-century sewer system that combines rainwater and sewage. Therefore, during heavy rains (which are becoming more frequent due to climate change), a mixture of rainwater and products […]

    Paradox: bikes cause protests but help politicians to win an election

    Cycle paths are considered dangerous. A politician who dares to take away even an inch of land from motorists in favor of cycling runs the risk of losing the next election with a bang. In reality, oddly enough, the opposite is true: unpopular measures make mayors popular. Former New York City Transport Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan […]

    Women’s Cycling Challenge to take place in the UAE on October 8

    Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has announced that the second season of the Women’s Cycling Challenge will take place on Friday, 8th of October, on the Al Qudra Cycle Track inside Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve, WAM reports. The event is presented by DP World and held under the umbrella of DSC and Dubai Women’s Sports […]

    Why do city dwellers need bike paths and sidewalks?

    London, New York, Paris, Bogota, Milan, Tel Aviv, Vilnius, and many others – almost every day, news comes from different cities around the world about the gradual exit from quarantine and… the emergency creation of bike lanes, the expansion of sidewalks and the alteration of parking lots into verandas for a cafe. Why are they […]