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Slow Lane for Vancouver Cycling


In June 2012, Vancouver played host to Velo-city Global 2012, the world's largest cycling planning conference. Debates over the hottest cycling issues of the day brought some of the world's brightest bike lovers to Vancouver. Here are three reflections on the conference from Tyee correspondent and cycling commuter Luke Brocki.

In This Series



I Bragged about Vancouver Cycling and Global Experts Laughed

Reflections on helmets, lanes and the road ahead. First of three keying off the recent Velo-city bike planning conference.

By Luke Brocki, 11 Jul 2012



I Get Schooled by Bicycle Capitalists

How to pile up money thanks to cycling infrastructure. And more dispatches from the Velo-city conference.

By Luke Brocki, 12 Jul 2012


Kids bike

Let the Children Pedal!

An elusive mayor, a confab climax, the new 'Charter of Vancouver' and more in this last report from Velo-city 2012.

By Luke Brocki, 13 Jul 2012

Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung