Friday, December 18, 2015
“Big Red’s” story is told in The Red Bicycle by Jude Isabella with illustrations by Simone Shin (Kids Can Press, 2015).
This book offers an informative look at what can be accomplished by bicycle, when the luxury and privilege of automobile driving simply do not exist.
Monday, December 14, 2015
|Ashland Food Co-op in Ashland, Ore. has eliminated the|
sale of single-serving bottled water.
Photo from the Ashland Food Co-op website, www.ashlandfood.coop
Friday, December 11, 2015
In correspondence to an organization planning an “Environmental Justice” campaign, I urged that it consider the role of individual choices made by organization members.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
The League of American Bicyclists has released this year's list of Bicycle Friendly Business awardees. Most interesting to me are transit agencies profiled among this year’s awardees. In the words of Rob Borowski, sustainability officer with Capitol Metropolitan Transportation Agency, “It’s only natural” to connect bikes and transit. “It’s the best way to expand the transit shed, and it greatly increases the flexibility of both modes of transportation.”
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Winter holidays coincide with the year’s fewest hours of daylight and it gets dark ever earlier. Fortunately MicroLED lights lend a festive flair to my rides. They were an early Christmas gift from Jonathan. Add a bright yellow-green reflective rain jacket from the local hardware store and I’m confident that I’m doing the utmost I can to make myself visible to motorists.