January 1, 2010

Lest anyone call me a greenie

Though I’m sure this blog will never get more than 2 accidental hits, my last post has me tossing and turning that I sound like those pious tossers who, in the same breath, can tell you […]
December 31, 2009

Piecemeal remediation plan for my street

I had my next door neighbour "Helga" over for dinner last night, and we agreed that forgoing our residents’ parking permits to turn the street into a green common would increase the value of this cohort […]
December 31, 2009

Have them move in, not drive in

My city is mostly governed by people who live in the burbs. They make decisions for the city centre that would be right for where they live, not for where I live. They call meetings in […]
December 30, 2009

8 for 1

Watch as I procure the essential contingent of 8 prestige bicycles for the price of 1 jerry built car, then transform my city.   = +++++++   From 2 minutes googling, I take the first car to be a mercedes-benz […]
October 25, 2007

Bike Share Studies

With my associate Monica Zarafu, I work with cities toward the implementation of successful bike sharing systems, starting with low cost feasibility studies. We know where bike share has worked, where it can’t, and where it can […]