Tag Archives: infrastructure

Come on, people, we’re not pedestrians….

As usual (whenever I write about bicycle laws), this is for information purposes only, not legal advice, blah blah blah. Pedestrians, it seems, can do no wrong.  They can jaywalk, cross against the red, cut off traffic, stagger drunkenly home … Continue reading

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Infrastructure for all road users!

An interesting piece this week on NPR: Bike Infrastructure Hits Congressional Speed Bumps The part that really caught my attention is at the end, in the discussion of road construction/repair as an understanding of who is meant to use roads. … Continue reading

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Tip o’ the Hat, Wag of the Finger*

[*All credit to Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report for creating/popularizing/doing awesome things with this format. I completely did not make this up, but this morning, it’s completely appropriate.]   Tip o’ the hat to the the woman in the … Continue reading

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Carmageddon? Really?

Today I am fascinated by this coverage at Slate of a race between cyclists and a JetBlue flight attempting to deal with the California freeway shutdown. In brief, after all of the predictions that Los Angeles would grind to a … Continue reading

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Speaking of infrastructure…

Sometimes you go out of town for work and return to a pile of issues in your inbox. Sometimes you go out of town for work and return to this: Cars, cyclists, and pedestrians each have their own space, their … Continue reading

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Ride the Drive Photos (finally…)

So, we’ve been going on for a bit about how great Ride the Drive was, urging everyone to contact Mayor Soglin to reinstate the September event. But have we actually posted our Ride the Drive pictures? Nope. It’s been kinda … Continue reading

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Notes from the road: Bike lockers

One advantage to travel is that I get to see how other cities serve (or don’t serve) their bicycling populations. Today I saw something that made me giddy with joy. What are those? Those, my friends, are bicycle lockers. Even … Continue reading

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Which comes first, the bike lane or the cyclist?

Note, this is part one of thoughts on a New York Magazine article on bike lanes and public perception. Every once in a while (quite often, actually) I’m reminded how much I love living in Madison, WI.  I linked to … Continue reading

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