Levi Strauss & Co., creator of Levi's brand of denim jeans, designed a new product, optimized specifically for the needs of the urban commuter cyclist. The "Commuter" series of jeans by Levi's features fabric and construction upgrades that increase mobility and durability, all while protecting cyclists from potential hazards of their daily commute, the product's website explains. ... Read On
You can add this to our list of the world's best music videos featuring bicycles. Rapper Breezee One's "Bike Chase" is a homage to bicycles and "bike boyfriends." It's the first single release for Detroit's "Diva-Licious-MC," and perhaps the best bike video of the year? ... Read On
This is a wonderful video shot during a course of 30 hours riding a London bus. Every person the bus passes seems to have their own story, even if only captured in two-second film clips. I don't think I've seen a more humane portrait of a great city. ... Read On
The federal gas tax - 18 cents per gallon - is due to expire at the end of September. If it vanishes - as some politicians would like - a lot of federal funding for transportation (and Metro) goes with it. This video helps explain the gas tax and where the money comes from and where it goes. ... Read On
I have a personal hero of the day, and his name is Arturas Zuokas, the mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania. Zuokas, who is described in news reports as an "avid cyclist" and who is bringing a bike-share program to Lithuania's capital, staged a fairly awesome stunt... Read On
Jarrett Walker discusses what he believes is the biggest communications failure of public discussions about transit. Frequency. At CNU in Madison, Walker discusses the lack of discussion on this important subject.
Jarrett Walker who writes for Human Transit often talks about designing transit systems that work for people. In this interview at the CNU in Madison, Wisconsin, we asked Jarrett to describe his transit design theory, "Being On the Way".