Tag Archive for 'bicycle facilities'

Brazil uses traffic fines to fund bicycle-friendly infrastructure

September 12th, 2011 by Beth Buczynski

In yet another step that indicates its commitment to alternative transportation, the Brazilian government passed a law that will use revenue collected in the form of traffic tickets to support the development of bicycle-friendly programs and infrastructure. Once enacted, the Bicycle Program Brazil (PBB) will appropriate 15 percent of collected traffic fines to be used […]

Jersey teases a Guernsey resident with glimpses of the future

August 23rd, 2011 by Richard Lord

Jersey is a delightful island to bicycle around. Just as Guernsey’s beauty is more easily appreciated from a bicycle than it is from a car, a visit from Guernsey to Jersey by bicycle showed off the beauty of Jersey’s rural landscape more effectively than a previous journey by car had done. While waiting at the […]