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Gaddafi was Defeated w/Bicycles, Why not Rand Paul? (1+Weekly Chatter)

October 29, 2011 Leave a comment
I skipped out last week, so let’s get to it.

Weekly Chatter

If you’re a typical North American, at the end of a long, stressful day at work, you’re not saying, ‘I can’t wait to get in my car. I would just love to go for a drive.’ It’s much more likely you’ll say, ‘I wish I could go for a walk.”~ Todd Litman

New technological approaches to participation will only have a meaningful impact if policymakers, planners and developers start to recognize that participation has instrumental benefits – that community input can and does improve project outcomes.”

Retweets

  • RT ellyblue : My conclusion: Bike helmet debate = yawn. Let’s switch to important questions, like: Should there be private automobiles on public roads?
  • RT BrianAgness: 2 pedestrians, hit and killed in seperate incidents in C-bus over the past 24 hours… Makes the case for traffic calming, complete streets.
  • RT johntunger: Tonight, a LOT of people are making powerful stories in the streets. That’s where all the best stories are made — in public.
  • RT umustbekidding: In a small town, “where do you work” is the question after “you look so familiar….” maybe I’ve seen you at your job?
  • RT chinzeDPT: Beautiful morning for a bike commute in #TCMI

Weekly Wrap

This European Commission commissioned map titled “Travel time to major cities: A global map of Accessibility” combines the travel time to major cities and includes the shipping lane density. Besides economic activity, it also depicts percentage of wilderness areas around the world and suggest social ties. Fascinating.
Have a weekend.
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