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My paternal great grandparents were Italian immigrants who joined the growing Italian colony in Krebs, Oklahoma to work the coal mines in eastern Oklahoma. The Italians in Krebs are very proud of their Italian heritage, and I imagine they’re waving a lot of green, white and red today. My paternal grandmother was also descended from read more »

Ewert Road around San Jose Airport

When San Jose International Airport built the “hands” parking garage and converted the old “Green Island” rental lot at the north side of the airport into the economy parking lot, the former economy lot on the Santa Clara side of the airport was no longer needed. Besides a small area used for police motorcycle training, read more »

Transpo Geekery: 4 way stops vs roundabouts

Mythbusters tests how many cars you can get through a roundabout vs a 4 way stop.

Office building installs bike racks, tickets cyclists who use them

The Vancouver Sun & Province Building aka Granville Square in Vancouver, BC, installed bike racks outside of their building. You’d think the bike racks are for parking bikes, right? Molly Millar, the fashion editor for Momentum Magazine, rode her bike to her day job as a researcher at this Class A office building. At the read more »

Tern Verge wins design award

Call me a shill for Tern Bikes if you will, but I like what they’re doing in the world of folding bicycles.

Bicycle jobs 1/17/2012

Happy Tuesday, even if it feels like Monday to me. Several advocacy and public health jobs have opened up this past week. Safe Routes to School Partnership is hiring State Advocacy Organizers to work out of your office at home near Sacramento, California; Tallahassee, Florida; Jackson, Mississippi; Trenton, New Jersey; Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbus, Ohio; read more »