Owning a private motor vehicle no more accords you rights to extra public space than owning real estate accords you more votes in a general election.
As the province undertakes climate change consultations, the Pokémon Go craze and a story about a bike-using professional recycler should make us think twice about how parking provision and parking laws underpin a world engineered to isolate people from each other and the effects of our everyday actions.
As municipalities across the country try to encourage active transportation, why does it still feel like bicycles are Public Enemy #1 in St. John’s? Robin Whitaker reflects on the latest attempt of some city councillors to weaken our barely-existent bicycle infrastructure.
Why the government is wrong to make cycling without a helmet illegal, even though I (almost) always wear one when I rides a bike.
Proponents of mandatory helmets have good intentions, but the policy can produce more negative outcomes than good.
Cycling is good for our health, the environment, the economy, and all the cool kids are doing it. So why the hold up in making St. John’s a bike-friendly city?