Portland shuts down a car lane to make room for more cyclists

May 26, 2015 by  
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The city of Portland, Oregon is giving the city’s bikers and pedestrians, if only for a little while. As of Friday (May 22) and through June 5, the city is creating “pop-up” bike and pedestrian lanes by partitioning off a 15-foot wide, one-mile-long stretch of road that is usually reserved for northbound traffic. Portland has the highest rate of commuter cyclists in the U.S. (between six and eight percent), but there has been angst between the cyclists and walkers. Read the rest of Portland shuts down a car lane to make room for more cyclists Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: new bike lanes , oregon bike lane , pop up bike lanes , portland bike lanes , portland oregon , safer biking paths , test bike lanes

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Splyt’s LED light trees are made from modular parts – so you can build your own!

May 26, 2015 by  
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Do you ever look at designers and think, wow, I wish I could do that? Well, there’s a way for you to try out your lighting design skills without having to do all the hard work thanks to Jason Krugman and Scott Leinweber, who teamed up in Brooklyn to create a line of interactive lighting systems that are both simple and affordable. We ran into the duo at the ICFF furniture fair , a giant candy store for design aficionados. Hit the jump for a closer look at the Splyt lights and learn how you can create your own. Read the rest of Splyt’s LED light trees are made from modular parts – so you can build your own! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , eco lighting , energy efficient lighting , green design , green designers new york , green furniture fair , green lighting , ICFF , ICFF furniture fair , interactive lighting , LED lights , modular lighting , new york design , new york design week , new york furniture fair , splyt light , sustainable design

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Splyt’s LED light trees are made from modular parts – so you can build your own!

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