Tag Archives: video

Cycling in Amsterdam – Stories on Video

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When it comes to bicycle culture and cycling safety, Europe is way ahead of the US (although we’re catching up!). That’s especially true in Amsterdam, where it’s less about bikes co-existing with cars, and more and more about Amsterdammers rejecting automobiles altogether for a system that works better for everyone. That’s the kind of cycling […]

Do Urban Planners Overthink Traffic Flow? (w/ Video)

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Taken in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, this video of Meskel Square is both terrifying and, oddly, reassuring- especially when you notice that the myriad cars, buses, and bikes of Addis Ababa seem to be getting through the major intersection without the inefficiency and frustration so common with the stop-and-go traffic patterns of the […]

Intersections Designed to Make Cyclists Safer

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As a follow to the “Vision Zero” post about enhancing pedestrian and cyclist safety from this morning, I thought it might be interesting to revisit an article about how a few simple changes to urban intersections could yield tremendous benefits to cyclists riding in protected bike lanes, as well as pedestrians forced to contend with […]

7 Rules for Taking Legal Video of Police Officers

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With all the trouble brewing in Missouri these past few weeks, more and more activists and protestors are taking to the streets with video phones. Some of them are being intimidated, lied to, and even thrown in jail- but it doesn’t have to be that way. Over at our sister site, Insteading, we’ve posted the […]

Elizabeth Warren: Expanding Social Security Now is Reality

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Senator Elizabeth Warren is demanding that our nation strengthen Social Security benefits, as more citizens than ever before are struggling financially, experiencing food insecurity or living in poverty. For millions of seniors, their monthly Social Security payments are the only thing that keeps them from being homeless, hungry and destitute.