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Are Minnesota’s Construction Defect Laws Causing a Condo Shortage?

It’s no secret that Minneapolis is experiencing both an apartment boom and condo dearth at the same time, which begs the question, “why aren’t condos being built at the same rate as apartments?” According to many,  Minnesota’s construction defect laws are to blame. The rhetoric usually claims Minnesota has unique construction defect laws for condos; it’s said […]

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Roadkill Bill: Second Class Citizens

Ken and Roberta Avidor are packing their art supplies for another multimodal  traveling and sketching journey up to Bemidji via Jefferson Lines and down the Paul Bunyan trail on their Bromptons which means work on Bicyclopolis Book 2 will cease for the moment.  Do not despair for here is another Roadkill Bill comic from the era when cell […]

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Roadkill Bill: Kritical Mass Kids

In the midst of a busy month of traveling and sketching, the work on Bicyclopolis Book 2 continues unabated. In the meantime, here’s an ancient Roadkill Bill comic that explores a subject that should be familiar to every reader from age nine to ninety. Click on the comic to make it bigger: is a […]

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Roadkill Bill – Responsibility

After an awesome weekend of sketching at the Saint Paul Jazz Festival,  pencilling of  Bicyclopolis Book 2 has resumed and continues apace. While you are waiting, here’s a Roadkill Bill comic from many years ago about something that happened many years earlier (PDF). Click on the comic to make it bigger: is a non-profit and is […]

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Roadkill Bill – There Goes the Neighborhood

The mill & overlay continues on  Bicyclopolis Book 2 . In the meantime, here’s a retread of a Roadkill Bill comic from years gone by with a message that resonates down the ages.  Click on the comic to make it bigger: is a non-profit and is volunteer run. We rely on your support to keep […]

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Keeping Right?

Some years ago a surgeon told me about a time when he rushed from his home to a hospital to perform an emergency surgery. On his way he encountered a driver blocking the left lane who would not move to the right to let him get by. The highway was completely clear as far ahead […]

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The Return of Roadkill Bill

Book I of Bicyclopolis ended last Sunday (archives here). While I complete Bicyclopolis Book II, there will be a brief intermission during which will present  Roadkill Bill, a comic strip about transportation, urban design and the environment from the perspective of a frequently squashed, talking squirrel. Roadkill Bill appeared every week in the now-defunct Pulse […]

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