Durable Growth, Safety

Urbanism and terrorism

Historic Boston Building

In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this week, many are staying away from public places. I understand their fear. Anthony Flint of Atlantic Cities writes about how the pride that Bostonians felt on Patriots Day was turned upside down, casting a pall that won’t soon dissipate.

But if […]

Government, Safety, Transportation

Anti-harassment regulations fight real dangers

Photo from Bike Ridr

Photo from Bike Ridr

As bicycling use has exploded in the last few years around the Bay Area, animus between drivers and bikers has flared. Of course, while bikers can get upset at drivers, bikers typically can’t threaten the life of a driver. Drivers, by using the vehicle in reckless ways, can, and laws […]