The Bike Project

Thema: Bikes to help London’s refugees get around. Beschreibung: Transport in London can be expensive. This is especially true for a refugee going through the asylum process. Having fled persecution and atrocity in their country of origin, they are forced to live on a mere £36 a week in benefits, and prevented from finding employment. … Weiterlesen

The Street Store – Hang Up. Help Out

Thema: The world’s first rent-free, premises-free, free “pop-up clothing store” for the poor, found entirely on the street and curated by you. Beschreibung: „Every country has a lot of have-nots. But also has a lot of haves. But how do we remind the haves, that the have-nots need help? We need a middle ground, so … Weiterlesen

Bikestock

Thema: Vending machines selling the most essential products for urban cyclists around the clock. Beschreibung: Bikestock provides support for urban cyclists through a network of vending machines, toolkits, and branded cycling products. By making self-service bike repair available around the clock, Bikestock aims to encourage more people to ride their bicycles. Bikestock locations fill in … Weiterlesen

Sober Driver

Thema: You can get home, in your own car, and then watch your Sober Driver take his fold-up electric bicycle (or gas-powered scooter) out of your trunk and ride away. Beschreibung: You’re drunk, at a bar downtown, car keys in your pocket. In many transit-deprived American cities, you have two clear options. One–driving home drunk–is … Weiterlesen

Sustrans – UK

Thema: A charity encouraging people to change their travel behaviour. Beschreibung: Sustrans calls on UK governments to invest in doubling the number of journeys under five miles made by foot, bike and public transport to four out of five by 2020. Sustrans is a charity that works with communities, policy-makers and partner organisations so that … Weiterlesen

WalkNYC

Thema: WalkNYC is New York City’s standard for pedestrian wayfinding. Beschreibung: WalkNYC provides a clear visual language and graphic standards that can be universally understood, encourages walking and transit usage by providing quality multi-modal information, and provides consistent information across a broad range of environments in the city. The first WalkNYC signs are being installed … Weiterlesen

EvacuSpots

Thema: The official meeting places where anyone can go for a safe ride if the Mayor of New Orleans must call a mandatory evacuation. The exact same places residents will have a ride back to once the City is safe and re-entry begins. Beschreibung: EvacuSpots was proposed to meet the needs and concerns of New … Weiterlesen

Your Biking Wisdom in 10 Words

Thema: Social Media meets Bicycling. Beschreibung: The Times is collecting riders’ shared wisdom about their biking in New York. Explore their comments, add your own, or view popular routes on Strava, a running and cycling app. Ort: New York City, USA Web und Text-/Bildquelle: Biking Wisdom NYC

L.A. Green Grounds

Thema: Growing, working, teaching: changing turf into edible gardens in South Los Angeles. Beschreibung: We are an all-volunteer group based in South Los Angeles. We build gardens, with a focus on serving low-income residents and others with scarce access to fresh, affordable food. We also advocate for gardens, open space, and general wellness in S … Weiterlesen

Drive – Detroit’s Table Tennis Social Club

Thema: We’re not just a business in Detroit, we’re a business for Detroit. Beschreibung: Drive is a Table Tennis Social Club located in Detroit, MI. Drive infuses contemporary design, a unique environment, and a pary-like atmosphere to the classic sport of ping-pong. We are also committed to the local community. We believe ping-pong can change … Weiterlesen