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Carbusters’ Third Annual No-Car Oscar Award

Once again, Carbusters has rated the movies nominated for Best Picture based on their depiction of transportation. Points are given for showing characters walking, riding bicycles and taking public transportation. Points are taken away for showing characters driving or riding in cars. If cars are used to show status or to depict freedom and independence, […]

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Carbusters’ Second Annual No-Car Oscar Award

This year Carbusters reviewed six of the nine movies nominated for Best Picture. The other three movies (Lincoln, Django Unchained and Les Misérables) were not included since they are set in the early to mid-1800s, before the use of the internal combustion engine automobile. Our No-Car Oscar Award focuses on these movies’ depictions of transportation: […]

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Carbusters’ First Annual No-Car Oscar Award

This year Carbusters is chiming in on the Oscar race for Best Picture. We’ve reviewed all nine of the nominated movies for their depiction of transportation. How often are main characters shown driving or riding in automobiles? How often are they shown using alternatives to automobiles? What messages do these movies send about driving and […]

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BIKE ART: Bicycles in Art Around the World

The bicycle is one of the most popular means of transportation around the world. It gives us the possibility to be as free as we want to be. We use it for transportation, sports, and fun. The equipment can vary from cheap to expensive, from athletic to comfortable; for each need you can find a […]

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Motor Car Madness

“The city multiplies man’s power to think, to educate, to communicate.” Lewis Mumford 1895-1990 But most modern cities have surrendered to the car so it’s worth remembering that he also said: “Forget the damned motor car and build cities for lovers and friends.” Motor Car Madness This 8-minute film about the destructive effect of cars […]

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Velocypedia Part III

Velocypedia: A contemporary art exhibition about bicycle passion and sustainable transportation International exhibition Velocypedia introduces works of artists, designers, craftspeople, and fans of cycling – everything inspired by the most known mode of transport powered by human force – the bicycle. The bicycle plays a main role as a symbol of sustainable mobility, providing unlimited […]

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Velocypedia Part II

Velocypedia: A contemporary art exhibition about bicycle passion and sustainable transportation International exhibition Velocypedia introduces works of artists, designers, craftspeople, and fans of cycling – everything inspired by the most known mode of transport powered by human force – the bicycle. The bicycle plays a main role as a symbol of sustainable mobility, providing unlimited […]

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Velocypedia Part I

Velocypedia: A contemporary art exhibition about bicycle passion and sustainable transportation International exhibition Velocypedia introduces works of artists, designers, craftspeople, and fans of cycling – everything inspired by the most known mode of transport powered by human force – the bicycle. The bicycle plays a main role as a symbol of sustainable mobility, providing unlimited […]