Tuesday, April 30, 2013

From Sit Up Vancouver
Counters, Pumps, Repair Stations
And Real Cycling Infrastructure

Counters, pumps and repair stations won’t get more people on bikes. Worse, they may reinforce the tribalism (“Woot! 2000 on the counter! One Less Car! One Less Car!”) and techno-fetishism (“Dude, are those DT-Swiss X470 29ers?”) which undermines normalcy in public perception and the desired mass modal shift. Read more: Sit Up Vancouver | Counters, pumps, repair stations and real cycling infrastructure

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