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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

Bikes May Use Full Runway (Not)

As a teen I shared the road with military aircraft. This story of a guy who was knocked from his bike by an American Airlines flight at LAX reminds me of my own personal encounter with jet blast on a military base.

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 »