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Scooters in Charlottesville
Get ready for scooters, Charlottesville. Because they are coming. For some reason, I can imagine a gaggle of scooters heading into Woolen Mills. What are they? To my eye, they are souped-up motorized versions of those…
Housing has Challengers Everywhere
A few thoughts as I’m in Portland this week for a quasi-real estate conference. I said on Twitter Had an interesting conversation with my Lyft driver this morning. Topics he raised: – unsustainable housing market…
Fire Trucks and Street Design
Why do we design streets almost exclusively for massive vehicles, rather than for vehicles and people to interact safely?
Connecting Communities with Trails & Greenways in Charlottesville
Riding a Bicycle from Hollymead to Downtown Charlottesville
Is commuting by bicycle from Hollymead, Forest Lakes, Charlottesville Airport a possibility? Yes, absolutely. I did it.
Bike Lanes and Train Tracks?
Walking and bicycling are good – for the body, for the soul, for the community, and the environment and real estate property values. Yes, my lens is somewhat self-selecting, but the trends amongst home buyers and renters is to be closer to walking and biking trails.
I’m curious to learn what the opportunities are for adding bike lanes and walking paths near train tracks around Charlottesville and Albemarle … and whether/how the City and County could/would work together.Read More