Matthew Baldwin is Deputy Director – General of DG MOVE at the European Commission and was appointed in 2018 as European Coordinator for Road Safety and Sustainable Mobility.Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH MATTHEW BALDWIN”
In a twitter chat I asked Carlton Reid, a veteran in the field of Transport Journalism from UK – Are temporary bike lanes durable? to which he responded “Tactical Urbanism is all about speed with a stated or unstated desire for permanency i.e., as happened at Times Square in New York City. Temporary quickly becomes … we should keep this”. Continue reading “SET-UP TEMPORARY CYCLE LANES IN 10 DAYS USING MOBYCON GUIDE”
If I could give another synonym to the word ‘Adventure’ it would be ‘Jonas Deichmann’.
A fearless man who has escaped in the wilderness on his bicycle, performed like a crusader, pushed his limits and conquered the extremes. Continue reading “IN CONVERSATION WITH JONAS DEICHMANN”
Cycling in the lead: From Covid-19 Recovery to the EU Green Deal.
Cycling Industries Europe (CIE), a trade association and voice of cycling business in Europe will host its annual summit on 28th April 2020. Continue reading “CYCLING INDUSTRY EUROPE TO HOLD 2020 SUMMIT ONLINE”
Camp Nou is the largest football stadium in Europe with a seating of 99,354. ‘Camp Nou’ used by the Catalan people means ‘New Field’ in English. The home stadium of FC Barcelona club was inaugurated in 1957. Originally the stadium was named ‘Estadi del FC Barcelona’ but later changed to ‘Camp Nou’ through a fan poll. Unlike other stadiums, the Camp Nou is owned by a group of individuals who are responsible for the stadiums affair. Continue reading “CAMP NOU TOUR, BARCELONA”
The Palace of Versailles in Paris is a symbol of beauty, elegance and luxury. Situated to the west of the Palace are the Gardens of Versailles (Chateau De Versailles in french).
The Versailles garden spreads over eight hundred hectares of land. Immaculately designed, the garden encloses incredible sites that add to the splendour of Versailles. These include, the Orangery, the Grand Canal, the Fountains and Estate of Trianon. Continue reading “GARDENS OF VERSAILLES, PARIS”
During our visit to Paris in 2017, we went to the Louvre Museum to take a selfie with Mona Lisa!
On an official trip to Paris, a group of seven of us sat together during morning breakfast and planned an itinerary on how we should spend our free day. It was a three day trip and we had limited time at our disposal. ‘Louvre Museum’ was the unanimous choice and we thought of covering it by lunch. Continue reading “SELFIE WITH MONA LISA AT LOUVRE MUSEUM, PARIS”
On our official trip to Paris in may 2017, I along with a group of six other colleagues decided to take a boat ride on the seine river. This was our first visit to the Eiffel Tower or ‘Tour Eiffel’ in french. Named after Gustave Eiffel, the wrought iron lattice tower is on the Champs de Mars, Paris. Continue reading “SEINE RIVER BOAT RIDE, PARIS”