Welcome to a vibrant cycling culture

So, in a way, Savannah’s unique bicycle culture has grown in spite of neglect by local officials

Scooter debate conveniently ignores autos — again

The real problem is we have given over much of the public realm to cars. People who walk, use wheelchairs, or ride bikes, e-scooters, and new modes of locomotion yet to come are left fighting with each other for the scraps.

Nightmare Scenario: What to do if you’re hit by a car while riding your bike

Although the crash was not my fault, everything I did in its wake was a mistake

The weaponization of jaywalking

Campaigns warning against the alleged dangers of distracted walkers have benefited from the twin tailwinds of general angst over a society that seems to have surrendered to its screens and a spike in pedestrian fatalities.

How ‘windshield perspective’ skews local issues

To reach campus from the north, someone on a bicycle or on foot has to cross DeRenne Avenue, surely one of the most unpleasant experiences our civic realm has to offer.

Celebrating the blessings of bicycling

Over the years I've been bicycling for daily transportation, I've accumulated memories of moments I would have surely missed, or at least not experienced as vividly, had I been behind the wheel.

Tactical urbanism deploys to Starland

Residents and visitors were able to dine at street side tables, more confidently cross the street using temporary cross walks, and enjoy a cool glass of lemonade while relaxing in a 'parklet,' a small park created in a car parking space.

Closing streets to open them

Closing streets to automobile traffic and making them 'Open Streets' for people is a tactic used all over the world to encourage residents and visitors to go outside, participate in events, or simply enjoy public space.

Sizing up the potential for bicycle tourism in Savannah

How big is the potential for bicycle tourism in Savannah? Pretty big, if you consider the extent to which our city has emerged as a bicycle tourism destination despite the fact that no significant improvements have been made in our bicycle infrastructure in more than six years.

The lessons of ‘tactical urbanism’

Tactical urbanism, according to Garcia, creates wider public engagement, expedites the delivery of a public benefit, and allows people to see what alternatives look like. The approach permits cities to experiment with ideas before committing to infrastructure changes.


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