I said, “We’re gonna make Saint Paul a world-class bicycling and walking city.” My slogan was “Get America Walking Again”!
Halloween! It’s the most urbanist holiday of them all. Sidewalks full of small ghouls and rainbow unicorn ponies and teenagers with pillowcases. Minivans driving around and parking at the ends of cul de sacs hoping for full-size candy bars, but sometimes being greeted by the neighbor who gives all the kids cans of Mountain Dew, […]
“Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.” –Yogi Berra If you have lived in Rochester long enough, you may remember downtown buildings as the businesses that used to occupy them (e.g. Dayton’s, Wong’s, Henry Wellington’s). And you may remember a time when it was very convenient to drive downtown and park right in front of […]
Fictional French film maker Jean-Francois Malibu supplied us with this short film based on his own reflections having been born and raised in Rochester. Many thanks to him, or as they say in French, “merci beaucoup.”
There has been a pause in my headlong rush to finish Book 2 0f Bicyclopolis. I have been drawing an illustrated map and poster for the extremely awesome Saint Paul Classical Music Crawl in Lowertown taking place October 10, 2015. In the meantime, here is another vintage Roadkill Bill comic exploring the effects of cars […]
This excellent chart is via Ben Greenman, demonstrating accurate information visualization science. Highly illustrative.