Archive for May, 2010
I just got this today from my friend S:
Just wondered if you could post info on the ghost bike I just got up for Drake
Okusako. Here’s a blip if you want to put it on the blog. Thanks – S
Yet another ghost bike is up to remind people to drive safely and [...]
The AZ Daily Star reports today that the judge in the Jose Rincon wrongful-death lawsuit has reduced the award the Rincon family received from $40 million to $12 million.
But what is really interesting to me is that the Rincon family extended an offer before trial of 950,000 dollars, which the city rejected. Who made [...]
Check out this email I got from P.M., a rider in the Phoenix area yesterday:
Thought I’d pass on some news of a good experience with the Scottsdale police.
I ride to work frequently from my house in Tempe to my office in Phoenix, roughly 15 miles each way. A good portion of my route goes though [...]
Tom Thivener sent this around the other day, but I only just now figured out how to embed it. Biketopia!
Contact: Jean Gorman
Last night I was riding my bike home in the dark and as I was pressing slowly up a hill with a fully-loaded Xtracycle I heard the familiar sound of a bike bell, being rung quite vigorously. I looked to my side and could just make out a young child bent over the handlebars [...]Read More..>>
My readers know how much I adore and admire BICAS, Tucson’s Bicycle Inter-City Arts and Salvage cooperative. BICAS, in its 20th year now in Tucson, provides low-cost bike repair classes, recycled bike parts, and offers public, do-it-yourself, low-cost shop rental with experienced mechanics on hand to help you.
BICAS also has an art program that [...]
I have finally had it with Rural Metro. I have had enough complaints from my clients about them that I am beginning to wonder if this is even a legitimate company.
Like most states, Arizona has a statute that allows ambulance services to charge for their services even if the person they treat was not [...]
I missed this response to Ray LaHood’s new bike-friendly transportation focus the first time it came around, back in March:
“Treating bicycles and other non-motorized transportation as equal to motorized transportation would cause an economic catastrophe,” Carter Wood, a senior adviser at the National Association of Manufacturers, told The New York Times. “If put it into [...]