My commute to work

So I usually: pack my bike in the trunk and drive my car four relatively flat miles to the train station (because my suburb-city does not support true safe access-for-all and I don’t always want to take the risks required to ride my bike here), take the train (on which I can bring my bike…

Free Art Friday

Free Art Friday is a thing in many cities. Artists leave their art out in public for others to find and keep, and they communicate clues about the whereabouts via photos on social media. The first person to find each piece “claims” it by posting a photo of it on Instagram, tagged with the artist’s…

Next stop, Atlantic Station

I hopped on the train just four miles from my home in the area of the largest concentration of Fortune 500 company headquarters in the southeastern United States, and got off less than fifteen minutes later at a more dense mixed-use (retail/residential/entertainment) area in Midtown, Atlanta. A mere three-quarters-of-a-mile ride on Atlanta’s Relay Bikeshare bike…

The next mayor of Atlanta

  Why, yes, that IS me riding Magic down Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn Avenue (where I ride often) in a commercial for Peter Aman, who is a candidate for Atlanta mayor! I’m not quite sure how this happened — I’m just trusting the journey here, folks. I do know I support this gentleman, however. If you…