Category Archives: foot rage

Voices From The National Bike Summit

The flaneur is pleased to hear cycling advocates at the National Bike Summit talk about walking, too. Safe streets need multi-mode travel. [Video source: Streetfilms.org] Continue reading






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The World Needs A Naked Flaneur’s Stroll

Naked cyclists make their way past Toronto’s Eaton Centre, June 13, 2009, for the World Naked Bike Ride. Participants in Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax rode naked to celebrate cycling and the human body and to demonstrate the … Continue reading






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A Cautionary Tale for Blind Flaneurs

An accident in Jilotepec, Mexico. Traffic injuries are the ninth leading cause of death worldwide. [Photo by ]Juan Garcia/AFP/Getty Images/NYT] A new report issued by the World Health Organization confirms what every blind flaneur knows. It’s a dangerous rat race … Continue reading






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The Salamander’s Safety Patrol

A spotted salamander prepares to cross the road in New Haven, Vt., on Sunday, March 22. [Source: AP/NPR] What was it Loudon Wainwright sang? “You got your dead cat and you got your dead dog. On a moonlight night you … Continue reading






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In New Delhi, Driving By Ear Leads To Road Rage

Readers of this blog know that playing by ear is one of the blind flaneur’s greatest joys, and foot rage is one of his worst fears. So he is conflicted, to say the least, by this radio story by NPR’s … Continue reading






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