Twenty years ago, my daily commute was 30 miles by car. Today, it’s usually 3.6 by bike.
We say “people should just be more responsible” in regards to our road users. But drivers typically do the same things when presented with road conditions that welcome speed and unsafe behavior
See a basic intersection through the eyes of a bike commuter
A New York Times Article Just Confirmed my recent suspicion… Americas’s roads are becoming places of lawlessness
Wide, multi-lane roads that marginalize pedestrians don’t just encourage speed, they justify it
It’s time we take a good hard look at GPS-enabled speed control for cars.
A remastered video of 1906 San Francisco shows what streets were meant to do
As more Americans work from home and use home delivery, a higher percentage of car trips will be made by choice instead of necessity. How will this impact space in our communities?
People die every day in car crashes with incredibly few calls for cars to be banned. But when mass transit suffers a deadly collusion, or a micro-mobility option incurs a death, citizens cry for changes, restrictions, and outright bans on their use
When negligent drivers kill, a slap on the wrist to ensures that the negligence will continue, and serve as a message that we may do whatever we want in our vehicles without repercussion
This is why we fight to prioritize pedestrians and cyclists over cars
We asked 500 random people if they would drive 30mph everywhere if they knew it could end a deadly disease… the results might surprise you.
This decision should be seen as a positive sign of projected growth in Rochester, not as a deterrent.
Traffic calming features often receive tremendous criticism because drivers are more worried about vehicle damage than safety
A commentary the sacrifices we make for a car-dominated infrastructure, and the reason we defend it with everything we have.