January 7, 2015

Postcard from an asphalt Ikea

It is hard to believe smart bohemians of the early twentieth-century had a mental image of Australia like the image many of us now have of Sweden or Denmark. In a dog-eat-dog world, this newly federated […]
January 6, 2015

These streets weren’t made for walking

People often ask me, “Dr. Behooving, why do you want cities with undulating ground planes, like skate parks for pensioners? Why the über bike city? What’s wrong with level ground planes that have been proven to work for […]
December 30, 2014

State of Behooving Address: 2014

Today marks the 5 year anniversary of my first ever blog post. I wrote it the day after my 42nd birthday, exactly 2 years after my insalubrious mid life crisis—brought on I’m sure by too little […]
December 28, 2014

Toss me, toss me, Thanatos me.

I took a rather nasty tumble on my mountain bike yesterday and will be limping about the house now for days. While I have learned a lesson and am certainly counting my blessings that my injuries […]
December 22, 2014

Office Buildings and Bikes: it’s time they just got it on!

Have you ever watched two people flirt then go cold, advance then retreat, be dancing together all night only to head home alone? Don’t you want to just tell them, “hurry up and just get it […]