Bicycle Parking – making the streets safe for more cycling

Everyone, like even your mum rides a bicycle in Japan.  As transport options go they are cheap, easy to maintain and easy to park.  The last one is a bit too easy sometimes. Railway stations often have large parking areas for bicycles, sometimes outhouses with multiple levels of racks.  Take  a walk around a Japanese … Continue reading Bicycle Parking – making the streets safe for more cycling

Carspotting Japan (1 in an infinite series)

In a word, immaculate. Cars, trucks and buses are all immaculately turned out. First sight was a line of Prius α (aka Prius V) taxis at Kansai Airport, the first of which received further cleaning attention from its driver. They were fitted with steel wheels with hub caps, as for the S "L Selection". Lots … Continue reading Carspotting Japan (1 in an infinite series)