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Images of Quiet Waters so grand


Yesterday, I had the honor of volunteering once again at the 19th Annual Quiet Waters Symposium (QWS) held at the Michigan State University Pavilion. This year I helped staff the Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance booth for several hours. Even … Continue reading

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Ecomodal transportation hubs


This post summarizes several ideas that could be employed to facilitate the establishment of sustainable transportation hubs where intermodal cross-movement between multiple green (or active) transportation options takes place with ease. In a nutshell, these facilities are described by using … Continue reading

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Fracking is lacking


I don’t know about you, but I find both the term and method of extraction known as “fracking” to be downright disgusting. While it might be an accurate way to describe the method utilized to extract natural gas, it certainly … Continue reading

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