CicLAvia has just made a slight adjustment to their April 21st cycling event. The new route no longer shows the bike path going on Figueroa past LA Live and Staples Center. Fine by me! That road is boring!
A really interesting excerpt from Marginal Revolution about why some cabbies ask you how to get to your destination. It’s not that they don’t know, it’s that they have a feeling that you know a particular route and that any other route you take will cause them to think that you’re cheating them. But it [...]
Stubborn home owners are about to have the easiest route to their morning commute.
Curious City: The science of cutting bus routes in Chicago from WBEZ on Vimeo. I didn’t know that some buses were outfitted with infrared sensors to count the number of people entering and leaving the bus. The city of Chicago uses this sort of technology to determine how efficiently their system is running and then [...]
Just in time for the warmer weather, Google has rolled out bike routes on Google Maps. This doesn’t mean that the annual New York City Cycling map is of now use anymore so make sure you pick one of those up to know where all the interesting spots are along the way.