In the summer of 2010 the water pump on my Prius died. After towing my car to my mechanic and waiting an hour in dread knowing the bill was going to be painful, he finally entered the room. “Yea buddy, it’s going to be at […]
One of the first projects I was involved in as a transportation planner was an access management design for Reisterstown Road in Baltimore. It wasn’t a glamorous Complete Streets project with dedicated bus lanes or protected bike lanes. It was mostly the consolidation of driveways […]
Cycling is often promoted as a neighborhood revitalization tool and sustainable transportation option, but it’s easy to forget that it’s a public health issue too. Every block of protected bike lane is a subtle yet important victory: Health improved through more physical activity. An automobile […]
Hello there. I’m a city planner, urban transportation designer and a sustainable living advocate who has been living without a car since 2010. I’ll be posting city planning commentary and transportation best practices from all over America in the months ahead. Stay tuned!