Category Archives: Transportation

The Distillery: October 12, 2017

We can all use some positive news these days, especially on the environmental front in which science is considered evil, denial is an alternative fact and the EPA is now what I’m calling the Environmental Destruction Agency. And while I … Continue reading

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The Distillery: September 18, 2017

Places from Paris to India to China, and manufacturers from Volvo to Jaguar are phasing out fossil fuel-powered engines. Continue reading

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E-bikes in NYC: How Not to Solve a Problem

E-bikes are a great means of urban transportation. Banning them in NYC is short-sighted. Continue reading

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Density Part 3: Kenneth Jackson’s “Future” of New York

Buried in Jackson’s idea of the future of NYC are two huge and, I believe, mistaken assumptions. Continue reading

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The Great (and Not So Great) Bike Debates

Two cycling topics, stop signs and bike share racks, have been the source of much bloggery this week. Continue reading

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Biking and the Fallacy of Zero-sum Environmental Thinking

I don’t believe in the zero-sum scenario — at least not in the case of environmentalism, where I like to point out the many win-win and win-win-win scenarios. Continue reading

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