Tag: mia birk
The idea of a new streetcar line is exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. Streetcars are cool. They encourage dense development. They encourage more people to get out of their cars and enjoy a walking and transit lifestyle. These are all allied causes for the urban cyclist. Both modes work better as the other…
They’re non-controversial, but also kind of useless. They’re not going to get many new people on their bikes, but they’re better than nothing (right?). I’m talking, of course, about the sharrow.
UPDATE: The event starts at 7, not at 7:30 as we and other sites had reported. Do you have Portland bike envy? (if you don’t, watch this) Well, Tuesday is your chance to hear Mia Birk, who led much of Portland’s bike infrastructure investments, speak in Seattle. She is promoting her new book “Joyride: Pedaling…