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Friday, October 24, 2014

Global shift away from Cars Would Save Trillions, Eliminate 1,700 Megatons of Carbon Dioxide Pollution

車離れで二酸化炭素削減、生命救う

According to Science Daily, "More than $100 trillion in cumulative public and private spending, and 1,700 megatons of annual carbon dioxide -- a 40 percent reduction of urban passenger transport emissions -- could be eliminated by 2050 if the world expands public transportation, walking and cycling in cities, according to a new report."

In place of fossil-burning cars, a combination of an increase in public transportation, walking, and cycling in cities would reduce emissions, result in 1.4 million fewer early deaths, and save money.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

World's Best Behaved Cyclists Copenhagen

世界のもっともルールを守るサイクリストはコペンハーゲン市民

Perhaps this is not much of a surprise, but Copenhagenites are the best behaved cyclists in the world.

Bar none.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Kyoto Cycling News 19 OCtober 2014

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We’re Walkin’ Here! New York Times

European Track Championships: GB's men and women claim gold BBC

自転車通学時はヘルメット着用 園部中、DVDでマナー向上訴え Kyoto Shinbun

Choosing road tyres for autumn and winter London Cyclist

«Rectify», un homme dans le couloir de la vie Liberation

Innovation in, lycra out: what Copenhagen can teach us about cycling Guardian

Sociedad civil mexicana contra cambio climático Bicitekas

UCIが2017シーズンを目処にロードレースの大改革を断行予定?
UCIが2017シーズンを目処にロードレースの大改革を断行予定?思惑とは裏腹に進まぬ交渉、果たしてどうなる?問題山積、反対の声も多数、クックソンの目指す改革は果たしてどうなる? Cycling Time

Gilbert claims Beijing title Yahoo

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Kyoto Cycling News 12 October 2014

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Facing Many Obstacles, Bike Sharing Slowly Gains Traction Upstate New York Times

Ex Tour de France champion Andy Schleck retires through injury BBC

5 of the best bike locks London Cyclist

Un tour du monde en vélo d'appartement Libération

The reason fewer US women cycle than the Dutch is not what you think it is Guardian

Bici Accion en Costa Rica El Perú en Bicicleta

2015年度のプロツールとプロ・コンチネンタルライセンスの申請受理2015年度のプロツールとプロ・コンチネンタルライセンスの申請受理、アロンソの新チームは申請せずプロツールは1チーム足りず、急遽数チームにプロツール加入を打診? Cycling Time

Crazy billionaire throws down €1 million gauntlet to Froome, Contador, Nibali and Quintana Yahoo

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces New Initiative to Enhance Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

米国交通省報道と自転車安全を強化

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces New Initiative to Enhance Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: DOT to launch nationwide safety assessment of key bike/ped routes

PITTSBURGH – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a new initiative to reduce the growing number of pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities through a comprehensive approach that addresses infrastructure safety, education, vehicle safety and data collection. The 18-month campaign will begin with road safety assessments conducted by U.S. Department of Transportation field offices in every state, and will produce multiple resources to help communities build streets that are safer for people walking, bicycling, and taking public transportation. Secretary Foxx made the announcement at the Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place conference, the largest gathering of, transportation engineers, city planners and professional bicycle-pedestrian safety advocates and practitioners in the country.

For more, read on.

Whither Kyoto? Whither Japan?


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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Kyoto Walks

Philosopher's Walk, Kyoto京都散歩哲学の道

Normally we are on two wheels, but autumn is hiking season (and cycling season!) in Kyoto.

Gallery owner Robert Yellin has written a wonderful piece on the joys of strolling along Philosophers Walk in eastern Kyoto.

Read on.

For those interested in cycling Philosophers Walk, read on.

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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Kyoto Cycling News 5 OCtober 2014

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In Central Park, Cyclists Still Compete With Pedestrians New York Times

Dani King: London 2012 track champion to focus on road racing BBC

4 of the best backpacks for commuters London Cyclist

Vélo La Pologne tient son champion arc-en-ciel Libération

The reason fewer US women cycle than the Dutch is not what you think it is Guardian

El Perú en Bicicleta El Perú en Bicicleta

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Blazin' Saddles: Rainbow round-up, Sky's signings, Astana drama Yahoo

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