wayfinding

The End of the Trail

Philly has great trails around the city, but the areas where the trails and car infrastructure meet, cross, or mix are often problematic. We provide some infrastructure for bikes, but that infrastructure disappears completely when we come to intersections. I recently read Kidicalmass organizer and Philly Pedals author Dena Driscoll’s blog post, Last Half Mile Home. Dena lives in a big bikey ...

Choose Your Route Wisely

I bike for fitness and decreasing my carbon footprint, but really I do it because I am too lazy to walk, too cheap to take the bus, and finding parking is expensive and a pain. On a bike, I can get to my destination quickly and lock up my transportation right outside (or close by). I am also a creature of habit. I usually pick the shortest route possible and ride that same route every time I go to...