Cold temperatures, a little more than a dusting of snow, and what seems to be a completely inept storm response have paralyzed Atlanta’s freeways. The whole region is reeling. People are trapped in cars on the highways, without water or food. Stranded people are sleeping on the floors of pharmacies. Shop owners are being hailed […]
From WOBO: Walk, bike, stroll, dance, paddle and pedal the Lake. 3 miles of mostly car-free streets. Activities include salsa by the lake, food trucks (Snow Park and E 16th St), free bike rentals including tandems, tennis, gondola rides, boating, bike repair, live music, belly dancing, Taiko drumming, martial arts performances, sports games, bike rodeo, […]
From Oaklavia: Come play in the streets surrounding beautiful Lake Merritt at Walk Oakland Bike Oakland’s 3nd Annual Love Our Lake Day Sunday, September 20, 11a-4p. The free event offers two car-free miles of human powered fun! Walk, bike, skate, dance, stroll, play and experience Lake Merritt – the nation’s first wildlife refuge – in […]
Fifty years ago, almost every city in the country discovered the effects a freeway has on the neighborhoods nearby. Now, one of the country's oldest cities is about to learn what happens when you move a freeway out.
All summer, the city of Portland, Maine, has been chipping away at the space it devotes to asphalt. With a reduced lane here, a curb extension there, an added landscaped median, the city is creating a safer, more inviting environment for pedestrians, reports C. Neal at Network blog Rights of Way. Neal says these incremental […]
From EBBP: Can you believe it’s already been a year since the first-ever East Bay Bike Party? On May 13, we’ll be celebrating our one year anniversary, so whether you’re a seasoned veteran or an excited onlooker who has yet to join the shenanigans, come on out! Since we’re looking to celebrate the anniversary of […]