ปั่น เมือง – Bike the City

Looking at the crazy traffic in Bangkok, you would not possibly think about getting a bike.

But maybe that would be just the answer. As this fellow netizen is proposing: “go ahead, it has been done before.” And if you can cycle in Buenos Aires, Bangkok should definitely be doable! Continue reading

Giving Green Light

Cycling is the greenest way of getting from A to B. Here’s a way of making it even a little bit more environmental – and user – friendly.

If you live in the Netherlands you love your bike and you love cruising on the never-ending bike paths. Besides, you have learned that it is compulsory to equip your bike with lights in order not to end up with a fine. Continue reading

Need a Ride?

Carpooling, what most of you German readers will find to be perfectly normal, might surprise people from other parts of the world: why not sharing rides with perfect strangers?

But really, the idea is not stupid at all. Let’s break it down: millions of people drive alone in their cars everyday. The funny thing is that many of them drive into the exact same direction. Shouldn’t it be possible to coordinate it somehow and share the ride? Continue reading

Day 3: Transport

Today: “change your mode of transportation to have the least impact possible”. In other words: move your feet! 

Following the idea of “Burn calories, not fossil fuels” today is all about alternatives to cars, trains, buses and whatever loud things we usually use to get from A to B. And maybe, just maybe, also about realizing that sometimes there is no need to go to B. Continue reading

Kosmos 9 goes No Impact

Many of you might know No Impact Man from his book or the documentary. Starting tomorrow will be your chance to make a step towards your own personal No Impact Lifestyle.

The Yes! magazine is organizing the No Impact Week starting Sunday September 18. It means Continue reading