Bike Culture

4 Inspiring TED Talks about Bikes, Bike Culture, and Cycling

Enrique Peñalosa: Why buses represent democracy in action

Colombian politician and urban activist Enrique Peñalosa delivers an engaging that shares his vision of what cities of the future should be like. He shares insights on how transportation serves as a symbol of democracy. And presents ideas on how to transform cities into more pedestrian and bicycle-friendly places.

Jeff Speck: The Walkable City

For city planner Jeff Speck, designing cities is not much different with designing people’s way of life. Here he shares his thoughts on how designing walkable and bike-friendly cities impacts residents’ health and wellbeing.

Mikael Colville-Andersen: Bicycle Culture by Design

Urban mobility expert Mikael Colville-Andersen talks about urban planning and how it can shapes a city’s bike culture. He takes a look into the common problems as well as the opportunities in designing infrastructure that promote bike usage.

Shimon Schocken: What a bike ride can teach you

Shimon Schocken is a computer science professor and a mountain biker. In this talk, he shares about his mountain biking club and the imprisoned juvenile offenders who are part of it. He shares inspiring insights on how mountain biking is helping these young people and the lessons that can be learned from a bike ride.