April 27, 2012

Women’s daily riding pants by Outlier

A quick post for the ladies, and admirers of ladies. Through the wonders of internet shopping my Primrose took possession today of her new Outlier slacks. Made in New York, they are, by actual first-world New […]
April 27, 2012

Reorienting Transit Disoriented Development (Part 3)

As I did with Part 1 and Part 2 of this essay, I will be drafting Part 3 as a blog post, so anyone can see my rough drafts and add comments to help me. If […]
April 25, 2012

Reorienting Transit Disoriented Development (Part 2)

I argued in Part 1 of this essay that even the greenest of buildings waste energy if they rely on cars for transportation, and reminded how eCars—even if they were powered by renewable sources—would nonetheless do social and ecological […]
April 23, 2012

Hand-me-down bike routes of highest order

Landscape and urban design consultancy Habitation, have hit the press today with a vision to recycle Sydney’s monorail as a 3m wide elevated shared path for cyclists and pedestrians. Though ramping cyclists up to this level […]
April 23, 2012

Environmental Pacts and Commitment

Here is a short post on a topic that deserves, perhaps, a whole book to explain. Nations’ and individuals’ decisions to act sustainably for an uncertain longer term benefit, or else unsustainably for a certain gain […]