Tagged: traffic

Airport Prague, by Hynek Moravec at Wikipedia

Precognition Triggers Police Operation at Prague Airport

It happened on Wednesday, February 14, 2007. The police marched up at the Prague Airport Ruzyně, with automatic weapons, in bullet-proof vests, in armoured cars, and supported by specialists from the bomb squad. This...

Mountains in Prague

I love that video for the festival Zažijte Vršovice jinak (Experience Vrsovice – a Prague township – differently, i.e. with pedestrians reclaiming public space). It refers to the common argument that biking in Prague...

Defiant Street Artist Faces Prison

The artist Roman Týc has reportedly learned from media that he is due to prison next week because of his alteration of Prague traffic lights. The reason for this harsh punishment is his defiance...

Dispute among drivers fought out with a sword

Is it normal that drivers keep in their cars – together with their first-aid kit – a sword? Trivia The driver with the sword has gained fame as “Aragorn“, while the taxi driver became...

Please turn here

This photo is from March 2011. By chance I came across this mysterious scenery. Bystanders were wondering how the driver managed to flip the car. There is no space for a run-up, no massive...

Watch out for the enemy

There are several ways how to cope with the Prague traffic as a cyclist: If you don’t prefer the do-it-yourself way, you may want to switch into camouflage mode. Watch the presentation by Conrad...

Do-it-yourself bike lane

Riding bike in Prague looks to me like tempting fate. In fact, I never dared to try it. Some streets seem safe enough, in others you will inevitably have to struggle for your space....