The Weekly Chatter returns (for this week)
Out of the blue: The Weekly Chatter:
- Best headline: “When Cars Are Like Condoms (Or, Why I Love Transit)” (Diamond-Cut Life)
- Made in Detroit! Detroit Bikes (Globe and Mail)
- Walkability, not just for neighborhoods anymore. Commercial districts and suburbs recognizing the need. (crosscut) Why? It’s in the math (Atlantic Cities)
- Traffic psychologist not ready to totally throw hands in the air to explain driver reaction to people on bicycles (Good) –>;
- Yes, street vendors can sell more than food and be cool (KUHF)
- Celebrating Seattle’s messy streets (Atlantic Streets) Grid Shmid…
The explorers and pioneers who imagined The Grid here were, in short, madmen, or drunks, bless them.
- An app built for a crash (iTunes) App helps you record all the needed information in case of a crash.
- Speaking of crashes, watch out for that right hook! (Post Gazette) …”cars are four times more likely to sideswipe a bicycle while turning than the other way around“
- Chicago streets go skinny for safety (Grid Chicago)
It’s September 21, 2012. Happy Park(ing) Day! (No plans here, you?)
“In the best
parks, people take off their shoes.”~ @Fred_Kent
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Have a weekend.