Last week, I attended a city council zoning commission hearing. I attended this meeting with other members of the Living Streets Alliance. This was the culmination of weeks of efforts on the part of Tucson Velo, the Living Streets Alliance and a variety of other local activists. The reason we were at this meeting was… Continue reading On Public Process: The Interaction Between Local Government and Citizenry
As discussed in the previous post, here is the news story about bike parking that I was interviewed for. I am on the video next to the article as well. I appear about one minute into the video version of this story. Thanks for watching!
Here I am, back again. I have not written in a very long time. This is due to the fact that I am in España (Spain)! I will be in Europe until early January and then return to the University of Arizona for one and a half more semesters. The first item I would like… Continue reading New Title, New Vision, New Ideas
The cities we have created today are relatively unsustainable. By unsustainable, I mean a place that can not easily survive for a long period of time. The primary reason behind this is zoning policy. There are two major issues with current zoning policy:1) Subsidizing Sprawl: We continue to pour money into developments that make our… Continue reading The Extreme Importance of Zoning Policy