Imagine if the city itself could tell you which walking paths were the most trafficked at night, or which managed traffic based on car traffic and foot traffic.
Unsustainable, government-subsidized sprawl is collapsing under the weight of its own insolvency.
Something’s out of whack when Jimmy John’s sandwich chain makes its workers promise not to go to any competitor for at least two years.
The continued erosion of workers’ rights.
City officials mistakenly issued tickets to dozens of businesses who had approved murals on their buildings.
It’s only a mistake when there is a backlash. So many other problems in the City and they are worried about street art. ugh
Friends of friends sent me this survey. I’ve got a lot of bicycle peeps that follow, so if you are up for helping please do. Info from the website below.
"With this survey, we hope to learn about things that bicyclists do which may help them avoid traffic accidents. There will be questions about …..
- your normal practices while bicycle riding
- traffic accidents or near accidents which you may have had while bicycling
- other factors (such as the amount of riding you do) which might affect your risk of having an accident.”
Animated Streetart GIFs by A. L. Crego
Fantastic project by the Spanish photographer and motion designer AL Crego , the variety Street artwork and murals, which run everywhere so his path, photographed and later created from animated GIFs. On his tumblr blog there is also another, very interesting things to discover, I’ve subscribed to the just. The best GIFs we have down here for you:
“An ongoing project for Spanish photographer and motion designer, AL Crego is taking various works of street art to animating them into some great GIFs.”
Every now and then, a company tries to re-invent the wheel. It’s now common to see bikes equipped with electronic assistance, or add-ons such as the The Copenhagen Wheel that turn any bike into an e-bike. Many use the technology to help them climb hills that they’re not fit enough to do with simple pedalling. However, this assistance does take away some agency from the rider. Falco e-motors has now created a e-bike kit for any bike that responds to the user’s heartrate and delivers personalized assistance. READ MORE…
San Jose is expected to grow faster than any city in the Bay Area in the next few decades. The local government is working to meet that demand with mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods. To help it out, the non-profit San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) wrote a 67-page report looking at building and design…
Consumers are so attached to their smartphones, laptops and other electronics that running out of juice is one of the most common mini traumas of modern life. Festival goers especially need to accept that being cut off from their friends because of low battery is almost inevitable. However, the UK’s Bang Bang Tents is aiming to change that, with its colorful camping tents equipped with their own solar-powered charge point. READ MORE…
I’m not one who’s big on technology during my camping, but this is pretty sweet.