The Street Plans Collaborative published the Tactical Urbanist’s Guide to Materials and Design it’s a guidebook on how urban residents can act to create streets and public spaces that are safe and accessible for everyone. Good examples of tactical urbanism and organisations implementing these projects (e.g., San Francisco’s SFMTrA) are on our Act! page and Streets page. […]
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The Radlobby Wien (Vienna Bicycle Lobby) just revised its problem reporting application RadKummerKasten. It’s a great example of a customised reporting application and is built with OpenStreetMap and Radlkarte.at.
Beat the Street is a community game that encourages people to walk or cycle around the community. It was developed by the UK’s Intelligent Health, an organisation dedicated to increasing physical activity and improving the health of communities. They develop programs that combine technology (e.g., activity trackers and games) with on-the-ground community programs. So far over 500,000 people […]
carsinbikelanes.nyc is a website where people can post photos of cars blocking bikelanes in New York. According to the website, This site is by no means a replacement for 311, holding your elected representatives accountable, or talking to your friends and family. But it will hopefully become a cathartic and productive body of evidence to […]
radwende.de is a really neat project from Wiesbaden Germany. They use a GPS tracking app to crowdsource bike trips and then turn the information into a beautiful map you can hang on the wall. Of course they use the data too to help determine where people ride in the city to help planners improve bike […]
The European Commission supported TRACE project will assess the potential of movement tracking services to better plan and promote walking and cycling in cities, and develop tracking tools that will fuel the take up of walking and cycling measures. The project started in June 2015 and runs until 2018. TRACE targets established measures to promote […]
We’re excited to be launching the Ringstrasse150 – Ring Ride project. The project consists of a website with information on improving walking and cycling in Vienna and a mobile phone game designed to increase engagement by linking to the website in the game results screen. The website is available here: Ringstrasse150 We’ll be working on […]
Arlington Virginia’s Mobility Lab recently organised a “Radius Ride” from a high school to determine how far people could ride their bikes in 5, 10 and 15 minutes. This is designed to help people understand that things are closer by bike than they might think. Here’s the Mobility Lab’s post School Bicycling Safety in Alexandria, Virginia […]
Please vote for our Grr-Grr-Bike game on the Velo City 2013 Cycling Visionary Awards! http://velo-city2013.com/?page_id=2337&project_id=68 It’s quite easy to vote and your vote will help us publicize the project. Thanks!
Grr-Grr-Bike! is a fun way to learn about urban bike riding and support better biking in your community. Grr-Grr-Bike is a smartphone game where you guide a bike rider through the city, avoiding on-coming vehicles, car doors and other obstacles. You need to stop at red lights and for pedestrians crossing the street. You’re also […]