Monthly Archives: August 2015

Halloween, Hedges (because trees don’t alliterate) and Hydrants

12.5 Miles Macalester-Groveland, Merriam Park, South Como The warm October continued for another day, which gave me another chance to ride. Like yesterday, Halloween ornamentation and leaves were plentiful. On my bike rides I often see an object I otherwise wouldn’t lay eyes on. Many times it’s the unusual, but occasionally, it’s objects so commonplace […]

Sunday Summary – August 2, 2015

Here’s the week on streets.mn to read before you play in the summer sun: Happening now Stop for Pedestrians. We Mean It This Time highlights Saint Paul’s Pedestrian Safety Awareness Week which begins today. Saint Paul Police (and District Councils, too) will be spending the week doing intensive education and enforcement about crosswalk laws. More on bikes and […]

My wish list: Walk the length of Cedar Ave, Big Parade in LA, and sunrise to sunset walk

Create a Personal Walking/Biking/Rolling Wishlist

If you’re like most people, you have a set of established routes for your work commute, dog walks and grocery getting. It can take extra time and energy to change up that routine. And who has extras of time and energy laying around? One way to break free from your regular strolls, rolls, runs, and rides is to […]

A Stratification of Metro Transit Light Rail Vehicle Seating

In the 1944 musical film Meet Me In St. Louis, Judy Garland sung these famous words: Clang, clang, clang went the trolley Ding, ding, ding went the bell Zing, zing, zing went my heartstrings From the moment I saw him I fell Fell she did–into our hearts, and into the seat of a turn-of-the-century streetcar. […]