Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pedal-powered recycling for those in need


Saturday morning (4/28/12) I was honored to volunteer for several hours with my friends from MSU Bikes and Share-a-Bike to receive donated bicycles for recycling at the local Spring Recycling Event. Bicycles were just one item, among many, that were being … Continue reading

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“A Different Kind of Fix” by Bombay Bicycle Club – oh yeah!


As an avid bicycle commuter and rider, when I hear of an alternative/indie rock band named Bombay Bicycle Club (or BBC for short), I am instantly intrigued. The moment I started listening to 13 tracks off their fall 2011 release … Continue reading

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It is time to sharrow and sharrow alike


In our modern age of healthy communities, complete streets, walkability, road diets, safe routes to school, and bicycle-friendly communities, one would think that adding appropriate and applicable sharrow images along public streets and multi-use trails would be a no-brainer. Well, there … Continue reading

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Mapping a future bike share network via “hub taxonomy”


On Monday afternoon, I was privileged to attend a planning charette for the purpose of mapping out a bike sharing system for Greater Lansing.  More than 20 of us, not including facilitators from the University of Michigan, attended the charrette including representatives from … Continue reading

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