Oslo car ban is not an easy task

In the post Oslo cuts on-street parking, we presented one of the city’s initiatives to meet its plan of having a car-free centre by 2019. To discourage car usage in the short term, the city opted to promote high-impact and

Tagged with: , , , ,

More parking isn’t always the answer

Location is a crucial competitive aspect for retailers in general and restaurants in particular. Once the location is chosen, there are limited options to improve access to their business. Therefore, they usually tend to advocate for increasing parking supply as

Tagged with: , , , ,

Oslo cuts on-street parking

Oslo’s plans for a car-free city centre by 2019 is resulting in several changes in the city transport matrix. The city is implementing strategies to make walking the preferred transportation mode, followed by cycling and public transport, as was reported

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Station-less bike share

One of the reasons given for not joining bike share schemes is the inconvenience of pick up and drop off points. According to Derrick Ko, Spin founder, “with station-based bike share, you’re limited to where the stations are. From a

Tagged with: , , , ,

No parking, no business?

The old saying may need to be updated, at least when considering on-street parking. Last December, Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) released research focused on analysing potential impacts of new bike lanes and the reduction of on-street parking on

Tagged with: , , ,

Sky cycling

The world’s longest elevated cycling path opened last month in Xiamen, China. The project was developed eight years after middle school students proposed an aerial bike lane alongside an elevated road. As reported by Co.Exist, China’s first sky cycling initiative

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Sometimes the car park IS the destination!

When you plan to attend an event it’s safe to say that the objective of your trip is not going to be the car park. Normally, car parks are just a stage in a journey whose final destination is the shop,

Tagged with: , , ,

Santiago Wins 2017 Sustainable Transport Award

Over the past years, Santiago has faced a great transformation, particularly in the downtown area. The city’s integrated mobility plan focused on improving the way people move around, aiming to improve the equality between the different users which led to

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Lower Cycling Rates in Sydney

Road and Maritime Services numbers show that, in 2016, cycling rates in Sydney are lower than in 2013, as reported by SMH. The average daily cyclists during peak hours at the Anzac Bridge, Anzac Parade and Sydney Harbour Bridge was

Tagged with: , , , ,

Happy City: Less Car, More People-Centric

Enrique Peñalosa was the subject of the Wayfinding Blog in 2014 when we shared his TED talk about equality in city planning. Now the second time Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, is going to host the Congress of United Cities and

Tagged with: , , , , ,
In Archive