‘Bike theft is not inevitable’: Vancouver rolls out a cycle crime revolution

Bike theft is the scourge of cyclists around the world, with riders, manufacturers and the law struggling to coordinate a response. That was until city cop Rob Brunt and Xbox pioneer J Allard devised Project 529 The bicycle was nothing impressive- an ageing mountain bike worth only a couple of hundred dollars- but Vancouver police […]

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What would the ultimate child-friendly city look like?

The reality for many urban children is too much time spent indoors playing on smartphones but a few cities are fighting the tide with innovative ways to keep children healthy, sociable and outdoors Imagine you are 10 years old. You live in a medium-sized city and want to visit your best friend, a five-minute walk […]

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