“Imagine a city for people, free from the polluting, dangerous, noisy and climate altering automobile.”
“A four-mile car-free bike path that winds its way through parks, beaches, and under bridges”
“People need to reimagine what’s possible in terms of exercising outside, riding to work when it’s colder.”
“Yeah. Let’s fly to Florence and pedal to the village. It will be, I dunno, five hundred miles or so.”
Memorials to friends and family members who have been killed while riding on two wheels, they are infinitely sad to pass, yet serve as critical reminders about the life and death issue that cycling is for many people.
Biking is practical, tacos are practical. Practical people like practical things. Bikes and tacos were made for one another.
"The Beacon-Hampshire corridor is the single busiest bike corridor in Massachusetts, and that’s why Somerville is building a protected bike like along a stretch of Beacon Street. That’s where the bike lane is raised a few inches off the street and separated from vehicles by a curb."
Dispatches from my daily dance with death en route to work
Urban multimodal network needed to make bicycles a viable alternative in the ’burbs