What’s Velo?

VĂ©lo is the French word for bike.

Toyota Official Proposes Bike Lanes

From a February 21, 2010 article in the Mainichi Daily News in Japan:

An official at Toyota Motor Corp. has presented proposals to the central and local governments to install 250,000 kilometers of cycling lanes across Japan over the next five years in a bid to reduce accidents involving cyclists.

The proposals were presented by . . . → Read More: Toyota Official Proposes Bike Lanes

Engineers and Advocates

Engineers generally shy away from using the term advocate to describe themselves because they want to avoid the perception that that they aren’t taking an objective or well-reasoned approach to transportation infrastructure. Occasionally, the title bicycle advocate is used to describe individuals who support or demand biycle infrastructure with little regard for the needs or . . . → Read More: Engineers and Advocates