Still Drafting the Crosswalk story but…

I recently chose to draft an article on crosswalks in town and in doing so discovered more angles and possibilities than first thought possible. While that is still on the burner I wanted to tease out some of the research points. Mansfield has some well marked crosswalks but a number of those exist in an environment not consistent with pedestrian friendly construction. Mansfield has a number of controlled crossings. These crossings run the gamut of performing very well, needing a tweak, and OMG! are you serious? Mansfield has some crosswalks that are poorly marked or have bizarre construction shortfalls. There … Continue reading Still Drafting the Crosswalk story but…

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So this image was included in an excellent article presented by Strong Towns. I like this one on so many levels and the creator of it should be applauded. What are some of those levels? Well I absolutely get a kick out of tricked out trucks when they are rolling around well outside their natural environment. Seriously what are you doing? Mudding on Main St?? As a pedestrian I relate. Light cycles and sight lines absolutely favor the auto and NOT the walker! As a parent I definitely relate. Tied to the next one I invite folks to sit in … Continue reading Share this!