The New York Bicycle World’s Fair

A decade ago, I was the operator of the Boat and Bike rental concession in Flushing Meadows Park, the site of the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs. I proposed then that an anniversary celebration of these events be held, but with a different architecture. Instead of large, expensive, and temporary pavilions, sponsored by the biggest […]

The Half

A hybrid Human/Solar/Battery/Electric-Powered, NYC-legal pedicab (and potential cargo-carrying) vehicle. Ten feet long, four feet wide, and six-foot-tall. For cargo, it is wider than the current NYS 36” standard, but proposals are currently being made, to expand this to 55”. It can be partially or completely open to the weather or totally enclosed. Its low platform […]

The Other Half

The OH. A Trike. 3’ x 6’ x 6’ tall. It can be wide open to the air or fully enclosed in a folding polycarbonate shell. It may carry one, two, or three people. One drive wheel is an anchored, pedal-able unicycle, one is a self-balancing electric-powered wheel and the third is a hub-motor electric […]