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”…

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.

Jump on (final week in Atlanta)

It hasn’t even been a year and Jump e-bikes (owned by Uber) is leaving Atlanta. You’ve got one more week to try them out, specifically to see if you might want to invest in your own e-bike or encourage your community to include e-bikes in its existing or upcoming bikeshare fleet. I have ridden Jump…

Total fun

So my friend Caryn (one of my fave longtime bike-riding buddies, whom I thank in the Acknowledgements of my book) texted me two nights ago and said, “I’m off tomorrow and wanted to know if you are biking.” The answer to that is usually yes. I then asked what she was in the mood for….

Year 4 as a League Cycling Instructor

So I’m about to kick off Year 4 as a League Cycling Instructor (LCI) with the League of American Bicyclists, and I’m curious about what’s next on this strange and interesting journey upon which I tumbled unexpectedly. (Honestly, I was just eating chocolate chips at my computer at the bottom of a hill in suburbia…

Sustainable leaders in action

So, more folks (in addition to Carolyn Rader* and King Williams*, who had come previously) joined us on our Sustainability-in-Action tours from Bicycle Tours of Atlanta last week: We welcomed Dr. Jairo Garcia, the leader of the City of Atlanta’s Climate Action Plan and a professor of sustainable development at the Georgia Institute of Technology; Suzanne Haerther,…

Meet King

I had the opportunity to take a man named King Williams on the Sustainability-in-Action bike tour yesterday to share so many good things happening, and still yet possible, at this crossroads of change in our world. I specifically invited King because I’ve been impressed by the work he’s been doing and thought he might appreciate…