Ottawa’s Echo Drive is an unlikely candidate for “bicycle street” status. But despite its absence from official cycling routes, this street has much more in common with the “fietstraat” than you would expect.
Tag: urban design
Car Dependency is a Spectrum
A community is not simply car-dependent or not. Understanding the various levels of car-dependency can help us create more resilient and multimodal communities.
Bicycle Streets Beyond Europe: Toronto’s Shaw Street
Is Toronto’s Shaw Street a bicycle street? Let’s compare against the Dutch fietsstraat and find out.
The 3 Key Functions of Streets
Streets are not just infrastructure for moving people; they are places in and of themselves.
How do you Value a Life?
The current approach to road safety is failing us, by protecting private property over human lives. It’s time we flipped these priorities and started putting people first.