Navigating East Side Drive @ the I-393 Ramps - Part One
I've been thinking a lot about this intersection lately. It's the most stressful part of my evening commute. Between 3:30 and 4:30 PM, cars can back up on Hazen Drive, waiting 3 or more traffic light cycles before they can make the left hand turn onto East Side Drive. In my experience, the amount of time one has to wait for a traffic light seems to be inversely proportional to the amount of patience one has for a bicyclist. The image above illustrates what I see after I ma
LAB 2017 Bike Summit - One Person's Thoughts
I've just returned from the 2017 National Bike Summit. At the office, there are unplayed voicemails, unanswered e-mails, and a mountain of snail mail. I was only gone four days; and, yet, in many ways, I feel as if I've just returned from a galaxy far, far away. Over the next several weeks, I hope to share with you some of the more specific ideas and take aways that I'm bringing back from NH. For now, let me just give you a snippet, a brain dump of sorts, my reflections.