Everything will be ok?

I texted my friend Caryn and asked if she wanted to ride, yet again. Yes, she said. 7:15 am? I asked. You know, before those in cars are up and out. Yes, she said. And so I swung by her home and smiled when I saw that her bike was already in the driveway. We…

Yet another email to city hall

For what it’s worth — here’s yet another in a long line of emails I’ve sent to my local city hall over the past decade (some of which I’ve featured on my blogs as well) to advocate for safe access for all. I sent this to the mayor and all city councilors. See my book, Traveling…

Wait for the red car

Wait for the red car in the video above. I am using #BikeNoodle (which sticks out two-and-a-half feet/about .8 meters from my back bike rack and which the driver did not hit) so that’s actually a legal distance away (unless the three-feet/one meter legal-passage measurement is from the handlebars, which, now that I think about…

This city fully admits it’s “nearly impossible”

The suburb-city where I Iive fully admits that “walking or biking along this busy road in its current state is nearly impossible” (see the summaries/visuals below). A “commuter trail” (please see my definition of commuter here), consisting of a two-way protected cycle track and a multiuse path (hello, scooters!), using a combination of hotel/motel taxes…