Tag Archives: London

Most congested megacity index for 2014

Below are the results from the most congested megacity index which are based on an interesting and fairly simple measure of street congestion – the average number of stops and starts per vehicle during a given year. Please note that … Continue reading

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World’s 25 busiest air travel “markets” in 2011

It is often heard that Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport is the busiest airport in the world. On an individual airport basis, that is correct. But when you calculate the total air passengers passing through each market (single airport or multiple-airport), … Continue reading

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Two celebrity cafes

For fun, here are photos of two coffee shops/cafes in the United Kingdom that have a certain amount of celebrity status associated with them. The first is the Beatles Coffee Shop in London. If you take the excellent and interesting … Continue reading

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“A Different Kind of Fix” by Bombay Bicycle Club – oh yeah!

As an avid bicycle commuter and rider, when I hear of an alternative/indie rock band named Bombay Bicycle Club (or BBC for short), I am instantly intrigued. The moment I started listening to 13 tracks off their fall 2011 release … Continue reading

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