Tagged: congestion

The problem with cars - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Feb 15, 2017

It seems appropriate this time of the year to be talking about cars.  In London, pollution from particulates generated by motor-vehicles have contributed to a dangerous smog that have invited comparisons to Beijing. Here in NZ we have February set up as a biking challenge.  I’ve commuted by bike every workday so far. I may go the whole … Read More

Here comes the rain again – #Friding in Auckland - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Jun 10, 2016

The bike has a new chain and gear cables.  It helped yesterday’s ride to work. Under 16 minutes moving time.  Four new records on different segments of the ride.  Today though is Friday, and I’m back #Friding.  I could hear the rain most of the night.  The neighbour’s cat broke into the bedroom and glued himself to my legs.  He … Read More

Big data shows how ‘selfless’ driving could ease traffic congestion - Guest Work

Guest Work Mar 16, 2016

David Metz, UCL It’s easy to see why motor cars are such a popular form of transport: they’re private, comfortable and convenient. But the popularity of cars can also be one of their biggest drawbacks. When there are too many of them and not enough road space, streets become congested and as a result, journey … Read More