WikiLane – How Citizens Built their own Bicycle Network. This post is also available in: Chinese (Traditional) Mexico City’s government pledged in 2007 that it would build 300 km of bike lanes around the city by 2012.
However, the city still only has 22.2 km because most money is allocated to car infrastructure, leaving aside non-motorized mobility. Guía para construir carril de prioridad ciclista, el #wikicarril. Margit híd piktogramok használatban. Mario symbols appear in bike lanes Guerrilla Bike Lane. Inspiration Wall. Pro-Bike Guerrilla Artists Guerilla stencil artists are on the loose…and they’re promoting urban biking.
Sometimes guerrilla work isn’t drawn by artists at all, just concerned people trying to make a statement. The GBL, Guerrilla Bike Lane, even made a video of their nighttime artistic installation. Better Bikeways: Guerrilla Improvements and DIY Signage - Transportation. How cyclists are taking it upon themselves to make streets safer for bikes.
This is the third entry in our miniseries "Better Bikeways. " Read the first and second entries. Ciclovía ciudadana Bike activists going guerrilla. Standing beside two parked cars, two men in dark baseball hats wait for the signal.
It's broad daylight and nearly rush hour on Bloor. A woman in paint-stained jeans sprints ahead of the men, scanning the street. Another stations herself across the road, surveying the speeding cars for police. Outraged Cyclists Re-Paint Removed Bike Lane, Guerilla Style (Video) Images: Screen capture from Youtube video (see below) The Only Thing Missing is "V for Vendetta" Masks A few sources are reporting that men were arrested yesterday for trying to re-paint a bike lane on a 14-block stretch on Bedford avenue in Brooklyn.
The bike lane was recently removed by the city because of complaints by some local groups (the usual stuff about having fewer parkings and "hurting local businesses"). The unknown men made a video (see below) of them doing their guerilla bike safety civil disobedience and we got our hands on it. Here's a photo of the removal of the bike lane last week, taken by Elizabeth Press.