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.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Detroit Critical Mass report offers a poignant portrait of a city reinventing itself

Longtime readers of this blog know I'm not a big fan of Critical Mass, but Chris Carlsson recently posted a poignant report from Detroit's March 2010 Critical Mass. I challenge you to read this and not be moved by American's motor city reinventing itself, and not entirely on four wheels. And wait until you read the blog post's comments about how Henry Ford shared the road before he drove a car!

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Kudos to the California Budget Challenge

NextTen has a really cool Web app that lets you balance California's budget, then send the results to your elected officials and to friends. Click on "Updated California Budget Challenge."

This kind of Web site makes me proud to be a Californian and proud to have done a bit over the years to promote technology that led to this sort of application.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Is Digital Revolution Driving Decline in U.S. Car Culture?

AdAge says younger folks in the U.S. are driving less.