Encouragement

I offered my previous Pedal Power with Pattie students the opportunity for a bike ride around Piedmont Park right before Atlanta Streets Alive this past Sunday. Viv (pictured on the right) came, and she brought a co-worker named Megan. Viv has been commuting to the Centers for Disease Control (where I just rode last week)…

A week too early

I thought it was Atlanta Streets Alive today but I was a week too early. I rode anyway.

“Best of 2017”: Atlanta Streets Alive

This woman got married right out there in the middle of our public spaces known as streets during Atlanta Streets Alive, an event that happens four times a year in different parts of Atlanta when major thoroughfares are open for only human-powered activity. Something like 100,000 people go to these events, by the way. Sponsors…

Bravo

It’s amazing how nice things become when you take motor vehicles out of the mix and you just let humans loose. Bravo to Atlanta Streets Alive yet again for giving back our public spaces to people doing a wide variety of things besides driving, if only for a few hours. I wish every day could…