The absurdity of the “school crossing guard”

The absurdity of the “school crossing guard” is a striking admission. We’ve built transportation systems that are unsafe for routine non-motorized use. But we’ve decided that one particular group of non-motorized users – our children – are worthy of special protection from this hazard we routinely accept, during a few narrow windows of time in… Read More The absurdity of the “school crossing guard”

SeeClickKafka – that time I tried to report almost being hit by a bus, a saga in N acts

Tuesday morning, I was riding my bicycle up Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., past Broadway toward the University of New Mexico, in the bicycle lane, when I felt the whoosh of a bus pass me. Its side mirror nearly bonked me, and looking down I could see its wheels well over in the bike lane.… Read More SeeClickKafka – that time I tried to report almost being hit by a bus, a saga in N acts