Breakfast links: Transportation equipment that doesn't move
Photo by Angel Schatz on Flickr.
Copenhagen's cycle snake:
Copenhagen recently opened an elevated cycle track
that improves bicycle connections between the highway and a bridge. The Cykelslangen, or Cycle Snake, is completely separated from vehicular and pedestrian traffic. (Guardian) ... Maybe we should have one here? (Just kidding, Courtland Milloy).
Parking space living:
Students at the Savannah College of Art and Design created micro-units the size of a parking space
to model sustainable options. The installation has hosted several overnight guests since its opening in April. (Streetsblog)
Take the kids on Uber:
Uber launched a new service where you can order a vehicle with a car seat
for a $10 extra charge. Drivers have been trained to install the seats, which can accommodate children over one year old. (Post)
Lyft launch postponed:
Lyft planned to open in New York City today but will hold off
amid a legal battle with the state. Lyft says it will work with city regulators to find a compromise between their business model and government regulations. (WBJ)
WiFi for safety:
One group is working on a program that will warn pedestrians
(via their smartphone's WiFi) if they are in danger of getting hit by a driver. (IEEE Spectrum)
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