Durable Growth, Transportation

The water was deeper than I expected

Fences blocking the former Jennings Avenue crossing

In recent posts, I mentioned being more fully occupied in the last few weeks than I’d planned. Today, I’ll color in the picture. It’s a story of urbanist advocacy.

Sometime in the past year, I became a member of Friends of SMART, a citizens group founded to […]

Durable Growth, Transportation

A towering surf of common sense crashes against an adamantine cliff of codes and regulations

Track crossing location

A few days ago, I wrote about an upcoming hearing on a proposed at-grade crossing in Santa Rosa.

The proposed crossing would confirm and reopen an existing pedestrian/bicycle connection between the two halves of Jennings Avenue, passing over railroad tracks that were recently returned to use. It was a crossing that, […]