‘Rebalancing’ streets for the new reality

‘Rebalancing’ streets for the new reality

With motor vehicle traffic down some 40 percent nationwide, many cities are opening traffic lanes and even entire streets to people as a means to relieve pressure on increasingly crowded sidewalks, trails, and parks

Thoughts on cycling’s place in a social-distancing, lower-traffic world

Riding a bike and social distancing are not mutually exclusive, at least for now. Still, it’s critically important for people to stay at least 6 feet away from others when exercising

Clean transit is part of a clean energy plan

Residential and commercial solar, offshore wind farms, and energy efficient lightbulbs were all offered as tools to reach the 100 percent clean energy goal

Bike-friendly agenda meets legislature

'The bicycle breakfast gives me the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the lawmakers who are making the big decisions about how to fund and build our streets'

Small victories, big challenges are hallmarks of local trail efforts

The Truman Linear Park Trail -- or at least part of it — exists! Additional progress is visible on the east side of the Truman Parkway. Construction will likely be completed later this year.

Bicycle tourism: Deeper connection, more representation, less gentrification

According to the Adventure Cycling Association, bicycle tourism contributes $83 billion annually to U.S. economy

Fight against distracted driving must take place on many fronts

More than half of drivers report having driven while talking on a handheld phone at least once in the past 30 days

Complete Streets and the myth of ‘free’ parking

Call me when City Council votes to spend $10 million on bike racks

The uplifting truth about Savannah’s Mega Weekend

Complaining about closed streets and reduced parking distracts us from the center of this story: A weekend overflowing with diverse events is an indicator of a city with a vibrant culture.

Moonlight Garden Ride: Evolving, entertaining, educating

Location moves to Mother Matilda Beasley Park this year
The most common response from those witnessing the festivities for the first time? 'We have to do this next year!'

The great local news for better transportation options

These demands for climate purity are interesting in that they represent an admission that, yes, humans do cause climate change.


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