Taking Cyclists Off Roads Is No Way to Improve Transit
Lately, London finds itself enamored with all sorts of magpie infrastructure. That's the term that for a certain kind of architecture or planning that's more glitter than gold. Ferris wheels, streetcars, and plenty of high-profile, high-design building plans fall under this rubric: Shiny things that catch the eye but can't be taken seriously. Several recent London cycling initiatives fit the bill. Read more.