Urbification: Taking the sub out of Calif. suburbs

Walking. Bicycling. Alternatives to Driving Everywhere. Social justice. Alternatives to suburban boredom and waste. And the infrastructure and technology needed to get there.

Friday, February 20, 2004

From the BBC: "Bristol doctors are prescribing cycling lessons to patients with diabetes and other health problems." (via the Bicycling Advocacy list)

Thursday, February 19, 2004

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Wednesday, February 18, 2004

The U.K.-based Observer: Congestion charging sweeps the world.

Monday, February 16, 2004

The city of Toronto has banned drive-through restaurants, citing "noise, traffic, urban design, air quality, odours, hours of operation, landscaping, illumination and signage, visual impact and land utilization."

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Joanne Jacobs: "Sex, drinking, drug abuse and delinquency occur at similar rates in suburban and urban schools, concludes a new Manhattan Institute study."

Wednesday, February 04, 2004

Happy 91st Birthday today to Rosa Parks. It's a shame that the bus system she helped to integrate is mostly gone.

Sunday, February 01, 2004

John King: "Bay Meadows and Rivermark show that it's possible to expand the physical definition of suburbia."