Posts in Category: bicycle categories

Bicycle Promotion Gone Wrong

The Ministry of Public Administration and Security* hold an idea contest for bicycle promotion and enhancement of safety for cyclists in Korea at the end of last year. It was advertised on Seoul’s subway and on various government homepages. 1500 entries about bicycle promotion in Korea, divided into

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Seoul’s New Public Bicycle System

Megacities like Paris, London and New York initiated public bicycle sharing systems with the goal to raise the share of cycling. New York has Citi bikes, London has the Boris bikes (or officially known as Barclays Cycle Hire) and Paris begun in 2007 the world-famous Vélib’. These

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Bicycle Crossings

Design Failure of Bicycle Crossings

Seoul wants to become a cycling city. Just recently, the city introduced bicycle crossings that allow cyclists to ride across a street. However, these bicycle crossings have large design flaws and it creates inconveniences for cyclists.

 

Discovery of the Bicycle Crossings

At the beginning of June

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Seoul Bike Experience

Six Weeks with Seoul Bike

This is a guest post by Philip Partington, a Canadian with American citizenship residing in Korea. Philip balanced his university career between creative writing and information technology, and is currently striving to add Korean language to that list.

In 2012, Philip moved to Seoul for the foreseeable

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Seoul Han River Cycling Path

No Bicycle-Only Lanes Along Han River

Many Seoulites flock to the Han River in the summer months for a diversity of activities. A fun activity is cycling on the bike paths. But conflicts between cyclists and pedestrians occur often because people walk on the bicycle path or cyclists pass people with a

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Traffic Safety and Public (Mis-)Education

This is a guest post by Max Neupert. He is an artist and academic who is interested in contemporary social and technological issues. He is a German citizen who has lived in Canada, Australia, Croatia, Bulgaria and is now based in Daegu, Korea. Max is member

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