Books & Bikes with the Bruntletts

Books & Bikes with the BruntlettsCome join Women in Urbanism on the 23rd of November for another wonderful and intimate evening – this time, with our special guests, Melissa and Chris Bruntlett of Modacity fame as they launch their new book in Aotearoa. The Bruntlett’s beautiful new book, Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality, shares the triumphs and challenges of the Dutch cycling story, shows how some of the ideas are already being adopted in global cities, and draws out concrete lessons for other places to follow their lead. The night will start off with a short ride around the city with Melissa and Chris. You don’t need tickets for this part …

How the Dutch do it – a Q & A with the Bruntletts

How the Dutch do it – a Q & A with the BruntlettsCanadian couple Melissa and Chris Bruntlett have carved out a unique position in the conversation around bikes and cities, with their family-friendly focus, clear language, and a clever eye for a persuasive image. Based in Vancouver, their research consultancy Modacity – which grew out of an experiment in ditching the family car in favour of a combo of bikes, car-share, and public transport, and sharing their story with readers – is all about creating catchy and accessible and content for audiences eager to learn about how to bring bike-friendly cities to life. They also get around: the seed of Modacity was nurtured by a 2014 visit to New Zealand; and their 2016 visit …
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