Monthly Archives: April 2014

Thoughts About Virtual Bicycle Safety Lanes

Not long ago, I found myself bored while waiting in a waiting room. While this is no surprise in and of itself, my anti-boredom behavior was. On a side table, near my chair, was a copy of Hammacher Schlemmer’s latest … Continue reading

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The Border Between Dedicated Bike Lanes And No Man’s Land

There is a sign I pass all the time when I am heading west of the city. This sign has stood in that location for all of recent memory, looking more withered with each passing year, even though the surroundings … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Transportation Infrastructure Funding And Transportation Users

Finding a clear title for this post was more difficult than usual. The concept was lucid in my mind. But stating it in a few words, so that the meaning was apparent at first glance, proved challenging. Nonetheless, it is … Continue reading

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The Rise Of Bicycling In Suburban America

In America, cars have always been associated with affluence. Early in the days of the automobile, only the wealthy could own cars, since they were prohibitively expensive. It wasn’t until mass production began, which lowered prices significantly, that cars were … Continue reading

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Did American Bicycling Start In Newton Massachusetts?

As the old saying goes: “you learn something new everyday.” This is particularly true for bicycling where information sources are spread out instead of being housed in a central location. The interesting tidbit I picked up yesterday caught my eye … Continue reading

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Hit-And-Run Text Alerts: Justice Or Jeopardy?

Hit-and-run cases are some of the most frustrating incidents found on the roads. When two cars crash or a car and a cyclist crash, and both parties stay at the scene, injuries can be tended to and the details of … Continue reading

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Someone Wants To Learn About Boston Bikers Who Make Demands Of Drivers

There are lots of perks to be had from hosting your own blog. Not only do you have a lot of control over what features it has and how it is run, but you can learn some very interesting things … Continue reading

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Variations In Bicycling Weather Challenges

In New England, where I live, we have four distinct seasons. Spring and fall are similar with respect to temperature ranges, the main difference being that spring air has a hint of warmth while fall air holds an increasing coolness. … Continue reading

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