Hiroshima city transport

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

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Hiroshima city transport

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

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