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“Guerilla” Wayfinding Signs Encourage Walking

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in bicycles, bike maps and directions, giving directions, signs, walkability | 0 comments

“Guerilla” Wayfinding Signs Encourage Walking

More and more, wayfinding signs are popping up in US towns and cities, directing unfamiliar drivers to key sites and facilities. A new, “guerrilla” wayfinding guidance system – called Walk [Your City] – is directed to pedestrians and cyclists instead. Focused on the twin themes of wayfinding and “walkability,” these signs encourage people on foot and on bikes to explore new destinations by giving them time/distance information (e.g. “15 minutes away”) and a QR code to scan for...

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Digital Maps & Directions for Bike Riders

Posted by on Jun 18, 2013 in bicycles, bike maps and directions, digital maps | 0 comments

Digital Maps & Directions for Bike Riders

If you’re directionally challenged, you know how helpful online maps and directions can be in guiding you from here to there. Of course, the route you want will depend on your mode of travel: walking directions will differ from public transit directions, which will differ from driving directions. And, if you’re taking off on two wheels, there are bicycle directions too: pointing the way to bike lanes, bike trails, and low-traffic roads. In 2010 Google Maps developed special maps and...

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