Scooters in the burgeoning ‘burbs

The metro Atlanta suburb-city where I live joins the growing list of United States municipalities discussing what-the-hell-to-do with scooters. Above is an eight-second time lapse video of what it would look like to ride a scooter* “legally” (which is tending, in more and more cities, to mean in the street) in the Perimeter Community Improvement…

Glorified sidewalk?

The New York Times called the Atlanta Beltline (Belty, to us pals) a glorified sidewalk (in what was actually a very positive article). All I can say every time I ride it in all kinds of weather is glory, glory, hallelujah! And that’s just the start of Atlanta’s praises I’m getting ready to sing in…

A small hand in the Super Bowl

Yesterday I had a very small hand in the significant series of murals currently being painted with support by the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, the City of Atlanta, and the WonderRoot arts organization — and you can, too! Simply sign up for volunteer opportunities here. I signed up for two hours for the mural being…

Off the Wall

This new mural, by Yehimi A. Cambron Alvarez (discovered while Traveling at the Speed of Bike on a cold and windy day), is part of the Off the Wall partnership between WonderRoot, the City of Atlanta, and the Super Bowl LIII Host Committee. There will eventually be up to thirty new murals, all a result…

Look

Look at a quick selection of street photography taken while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. It serves as a glimpse of life in public in a city and country facing the pain and pride of change. Click here to view.

Worse

Things are getting worse. (Photos taken while Traveling at the Speed of Bike at the Families Belong Together March in Atlanta, Georgia, USA earlier this year, back when kids were first put in cages.)  

Meet John Plantaseed

Meet a United States military veteran who goes by the name John Plantaseed. He is disabled and travels around Atlanta in a wheelchair. I apparently crossed paths with him two years ago because I have this picture of him in my A Streetcar Named Aspire photo essay album (which now has 1,232 photos, by the…