Browsing: Travel

There’s no shortage of irritating events and obstructions that you encounter when you’re driving. Comedians have an entire routine about the hazards and irritants that occur on the road. Cars that don’t signal, cars that never turn off their signal, cyclists who ride closer to the road than they should, ignorant joggers obsessively listening to earphones. Even red lights can prove to be an irritant – particularly when they’re no synched properly. For one neighborhood, if can take up to a million dollars to properly sych the light system, forcing the city to just ignore the problem rather than fix…

You’ve finally decided that it’s time to park your car and start bike commuting. And why not? Bike commuting has so many benefits like helping the environment, saving on gas money, staying out of traffic, and exercising. Perhaps you’re quite comfortable on a bike; maybe you’ve only ridden around your neighbourhood and never into the city during rush hour. It may be overwhelming at first, but before you know it, you’ll be an expert bike commuter with many kilometres of biking under your belt. Even if you only do it for a short period of time, like during the summer,…