Today I bear witness

I am a street photographer. I bear witness in a city and a country and a world at a crossroads. At the end of the day, I sometimes think it’s the most important work I do. You may see me on the edges of things — watching a scene unfold, waiting for the “decisive moment”…

Meet E.J.

Meet E.J. She is Today’s Nice Stranger. Well actually, I “met” her last week on Twitter when she commented that she wants to fit bike riding into her life. We then agreed to meet in person so I could hear about her barriers to participation and perhaps provide some suggestions to help her meet her…

Who’s “Trusting the Journey” with me for Biketober?

We’re back for the third year! Join Team “Trusting the Journey”  for #Biketober (Georgia Commute Options’ #AtlantaBikeChallenge). We currently have six spots open. Simply go to LoveToRide.net, sign up, and select Trusting the Journey as your team. You qualify for a chance to win prizes every time you ride for as little as ten minutes (however slowly…

From east to west on Atlanta’s rocky path forward

My friend Caryn and I came to a tunnel on an unpaved part of the Atlanta Beltline that was just opened for public use. This four-mile segment makes up the “smile” connecting the Eastside Trail and the Westside Trail (both already completed) on the bottom part of the 22-mile Atlanta Beltline loop. Built on old…

Status quo, or status Joe?

I don’t usually publicly endorse a local candidate, but I’ve been thinking a lot about my dear friend, Joe Seconder, who is running for City Council in the metro Atlanta suburb-city where I live. And here’s the thing. Demand for someone with Joe’s knowledge and passion is continually increasing throughout our metro area, state, and…

A mile with a child (a question for local candidates)

One of the newspapers serving my metro Atlanta suburb-city asked for questions for candidates for local office for a forum being held next Sunday. I submitted this for consideration: Can you please tell one story about one time you did one of the following, how that may have impacted your understanding of safe mobility in…

Famous bikey people in the City of Atlanta

Here are some of the famous bikey people in the City of Atlanta whom I’ve had the honor of meeting while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. I’ll swing back and write a little something about each of their signature contributions to the movement, with links to posts or articles in which I featured them….

Lights out now for Jump

Bye, bye, Jump. That was fun. Thanks for giving us a shot. Lights out now. We’ll see who fills the hole in the market next.