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A bicicleta e a cidade

O blog Ecossistema Urbano postou um artigo bastante interessante sobre o uso da bicicleta em cidades. Segue abaixo;
The most valuable and meaningful aspect of this two-wheeled vehicle has not yet been discussed. Cycling is a really intimate way of blending with the landscape, urban or rural. The bicycle is, therefore, an instrument for understanding the city, being this a key factor for the future of urban areas.
In a car, the world is reduced. The driver is inside a box, focused on getting rapidly from A to B. He moves through sections of asphalt roads and highways. Everything that surrounds him is a secondary plan. The environment, the architecture, the landscape, the life. All part of a canvas blurred by the circulating speed.
In the city, the bicycle it’s not just a ride, it is also a tool, a device for understanding the city and experiencing the true meaning of urbanism.”
O resto do artigo pode ser encontrado no site do Ecossistema Urbano: http://ecosistemaurbano.org/english/the-bicycle-as-a-tool-to-understand-the-city/.

“The bicycle is, therefore, an instrument for understanding the city, being this a key factor for the future of urban areas.”

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