cycling, Spanish

Delivery cyclists on the “Boulevard of Death”

Translated from Annie Correal, “Repartidores en ‘Bulevar de la Muerte’” El Diario/La Prensa, August 13, 2009. Death of Mexican immigrant shows the level of danger in their work New York – Pablo Pasarán was run over last Saturday at the intersection of

Commentary, cycling, Paris

Shuddering to imagine

If you haven’t been following the unfolding story of the Prospect Park West bike lane, here’s a quick summary by Eric McClure of Park Slope Neighbors: A diverse group of residents and neighborhood advocates first raised the need to calm traffic on

Background, cycling, French, Paris

Bicycles will take over the Champs-Elysées

Translation of Michelon, Vincent. June 8, 2010. Le vélo colonisera les Champs-Elysées. Metrofrance.com. The bicycle plan, which envisions extensions of bicycle lanes, was passed on Tuesday by the Paris City Council. Four years from now, the Champs-Elysées will have two lanes reserved

cycling, traffic code

Manifesto of the “Reckless” Traffic Outlaws

Photo: celesteh / Flickr By Vélorution Translated by Angus B. GRIEVE-SMITH Hundreds of thousands of cyclists ride the streets of French towns and cities every day. They do this under dangerous conditions because motorized vehicles have taken over the entire street, with