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A million pounds of pedal powered compost

Happy Friday, all! Compost Pedallers of Austin, Texas has picked up half a million pounds of food waste since they began operations in 2012, delivering the waste to gardeners throughout Austin for use as feedstock for compost. With a push for Zero Waste in the city of the Austin, they have more demand for their read more »

$2 million for Bay Trail proposed

Santa Clara County considers Bay Trail Gap funding – Key decision next Tuesday!

A billion dollars per day

The United States spends almost one billion dollars every day on imported crude oil and petroleum products. I disabled the Energy Use widget shortly after the New Year — after seeing 10 digit values on the 2nd day I figured I had an arithmetic error of some kind in the code. I couldn’t imagine that read more »

Una Bici Más

“Una Bici Más,” Seen at the 4th Annual World Bicycle Forum at Medelin, Colombia last weekend. More bike stuff under the photo. View image | gettyimages.com

NIMBYs in Santa Cruz

TL;DR summary: Despite claims to the contrary, the Santa Cruz Corridor Plan decreases automotive traffic impacts from development, helps improve tax revenue for infrastructure work, and indirectly discourages dispersed development in other, less regulated areas of Santa Cruz County outside of the city of Santa Cruz. Over the past several months I’ve become acquainted with read more »

DC area cyclists organize rides to help commuters trapped by transit emergency stoppage

Embed from Getty Images After Washington DC’s Metro transit service announced an emergency 24-hour shutdown of the rail service for safety reasons, the half-million people who depend on Metro for their transportation needs everyday scrambled for alternatives. Among those alternatives: impromptu group rides into and out of DC organized under the hashtag #wmatabikepool. it's official read more »