Jun 07, 2012
Just For Fun


In some non-gondola, transit related news, we happened to stumble across what has to be one of my favourite transport contraptions ever realized by man — the Beer Bike. With a ride on bar, you get to kill two birds (or three) with one stone: exercise, reduce carbon emissions, and have a drink. Why this idea...

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Jun 06, 2012

Dutch OV-chipkaart. Does it make transit more or less equitable?

A Thought Experiment: You live downtown and you’ve got to travel a distance of 1.5 km, drop off a package and return home. If you lived in Toronto (as I do), the trip would cost you $6.00 round trip by subway. Would you pay it? A great many people would probably say answer ‘no’ to...

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