Are Your Streets Working for You?

America is changing politically, socially, demographically and economically – in ways that bode well for active transportation. Increasingly, we’re getting back to a nostalgic view of the street as providing the lifeblood and pulse of a neighborhood. It’s the place where shops and restaurants thrive on customer loyalty; where neighbors catch up and friends interact; where parents walk their kids to school. In essence, streets are reemerging as the fundamental context for placemaking, and it’s a change that comes just …

Commuting Sucks

With the new transportation bill to go in fron of Congress this year, this is a great opportunity to let your elected officials know what you think about the roads where you live.

(No) Salt In The Wound

One unforseen consequence in our recent economic hardships has been a drop in the supply and spike in the price of road salt. Many cities are struggling to find alternatives.