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…

School speed limit

The metro-Atlanta suburb-city where I live is discussing lower speed limits near schools because some parents are pleading for it. It has gotten so pathetically dangerous to walk to school that my “family-friendly” city is one of those embarrassing places where children carry orange flags in order to cross the streets directly in front of…

Videos of bike riding in the City of Dunwoody, GA

Vehicles Parked on Sidewalks Impede Walking/Biking to School from Pattie Baker on Vimeo. Plus, here are my SeeClickFix citizen requests: Pattie Rank: Digital Superhero • Civic Points: 1,445 Sidewalk Problem Archived \Mt. Vernon Road Dunwoody, Georgia – Dunwoody Hi. I see that you have closed the sidewalk where the construction is happening by the Vermack…

Sprouts

The Sprouts supermarket less than a mile from my home is closing December 23, after a five-year lease. I go there almost daily, often while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. Based on this calculation, I figure I’ve spent more than $25,000 there. They got their money’s worth with that bike rack. The ride to…

Opt outside

Opt Outside today, and sign up for a bike riding class in December.

2020 vision

Citizen Expectations for City Leaders in a Changing World, plus a 2020 Vision

Private classes announced

FYI, I have 3 private classes scheduled through the rest of 2018 (feel free to bring a friend for FREE, and you two can split the cost), if you or someone you know in metro ATL has been wanting to get back on bike. Click here.

Truth at a crossroads

So I’m reading an excellent new book from Microcosm Publishing titled Bicycle/Race, written by Dr. Adonia E. Lugo (who helped start the CycLAvia open streets events in Los Angeles years ago) and I’m reminded about something I knew but now am seeing more clearly. A significant percentage of people riding bikes in the United States…