Archive for September, 2008
The comments section to the Tucson Citizen article on George Goode, Jr. has hit a new low. Commenters kicked it off with this post:
Another Tucson no-brainer dead.
Was he ticketed for not wearing a helmet postumously? Was he ticketed for
not crossing the street/intersection properly, postumously? I GUESS HE JUST
THOUGHT HE WAS A CAR, JUST [...]
As always, our condolonces to the family and friends of George Goode, Jr.
–Erik B. Ryberg
I have been paying attention to news stories about what happens when a community either truly runs out of gas or when rumors cause people to believe their community will run out of gas.
It isn’t pretty. Typically things fall apart pretty fast. It shocks me how little it takes for people to resort [...]
We did our best to make our office move carbon free, but alas, there were one or two items that were too big for the cargo bikes. Not many though! Here’s a picture of Lauren moving her desk in one of the cargo bikes.
We are now at 312 South Convent Avenue, [...]
I had KGUN newsinterview me on Wednesday about another teenager in a bike accident. They didn’t know much except that he had life-threatening injuries. It didn’t seem too hopeful and I feared we would have two young bicycle fatalities in the space of a week here in Tucson. Apparently KGUN 9 ran [...]Read More..>>
If you have never been to the BICAS BIke-In Movie Night you really ought to go some time. They show movies that involve bicycles in some way and set out chairs on the patio, and project the movie onto the specially-painted wall across the way on the Lucky Street Studios.
The movie is preceded by [...]
Your authors have been off-line for a few days, moving the office. Stop by sometime — we are now at 312 South Convent Avenue, just across Cushing Street from the Police Station. You’ll see the bikes parked out front.
Anyway, I was installing some shelves in the new office late Tuesday night when I [...]
I just watched three Tucson bike cops blow a stop sign.
They slowed, looked both ways, and leisurely proceeded on. They obviously were not heading anywhere in a hurry, they just didn’t want to stop. They put themselves in no danger. But what they did would have gotten any of us [...]
This just came in to the comments section:
Thanks for the kind words. There will be services for Kevin on 9/16 at 7pm in the Newman Center by the U of A. All friends and supporters are welcome
The Newman Center is at 2nd and Cherry.
The Citizen, at least, is starting to notice how many cyclists are getting killed.
There’s an odd dearth of nasty comments to the article, too. They are there, but they don’t completely dominate the discussion, thankfully.
Lauren and I have been reading the articles about him and the responses to the post below. [...]