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Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
Hiroshima city transport
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Hiroshima city transport

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How Hiroshima city dwellers get from point A to point B.

How Hiroshima city dwellers get from point A to point B.

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  • 1. city transport<br />a brief look into how the Japanese wander through the streets of Hiroshima<br />
  • 2. A common bike design in Japan small enough that it’s western equivalent is designed as foldable. <br />
  • 3. Japan’s ingenious approach to the bike stand: a true threat to the stationary bike industry.<br />
  • 4. Mirrors plastered at intersections throughout the city have most certainly saved poor drivers and unaware pedestrians from imminent death. <br />
  • 5. This convenient pathway for the blind deceptively appears harmless for bare feet.<br />
  • 6. Designers had the foresight to put poles at the ends to deter incompetent bikers from riding up and down the ramp.<br />
  • 7. A much worse obstacle to accidentally slam your toe into than a ramp made from concrete.<br />
  • 8. Every day, biking, motor-biking, walking, and busing compete for “most frequent method of commute to HIT”.<br />
  • 9. While a frequent method of commute to HIT, motor-biking only tops “getting a ride from your mom.” <br />
  • 10. While it may be hideous to some western eyes, Japan’s boxcar makes a nice living wandering the streets Hiroshima.<br />
  • 11. Found on nearly all commuter bikes, baskets like this have proven themselves as multipurpose beasts, strong enough to carry women, children, and Japanese men.<br />
  • 12. God help two umbrella wielding bicyclers who must pass each other on the same lane.<br />
  • 13. Though they appear frighteningly weak, bike locks like this are ubiquitous throughout the city.<br />
  • 14. When it’s too far for the bicycle, bike to the train station.<br />
  • 15. The Hiroden Street Car, where human Tetris is played on holidays and during morning and evening rush hour.<br />

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