Dec 01, 2010

The Durie Hill Elevator

The following is a guest post by Wellington Cycleways’ Matt Thredgold. Steven asks us what we can learn from elevators. He notes that they are the world’s most used form of public transit. It is perhaps stretching the definition of public transit a bit to include elevators, but in some places in the world elevators...

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Nov 22, 2010
Analysis, Safety

What Can We Learn From Elevators?

The elevator is the world’s most used form of transit. Full stop. Arguably, it defines contemporary urban culture even more than the private automobile. It is so common, so normal, we never even think about it. It is ubiquitous to the point of invisibility. According to a wonderful article about elevators in the New Yorker, there are...

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