Safe Routes to School

Walking or biking to school is the healthiest way for children to discover an active lifestyle and build a sense of community from an early age. Accompanying your child for their morning commute also offers a great opportunity to spend time together to talk and teach them about traffic safety. There is a program that […]

Making Biking More Fun and Less Scary

The Atlantic Cities magazine ran an article that got us talking. Here are a few excerpts from the Atlantic Cities piece: City streets can be scary places, especially when you’re on a bike and everyone else is rushing past you in cars. Our streets can also be deadly places: in 2010 [PDF] 618 U.S. cyclists were […]

Tech-Savvy Transit Tools

We’ve talked a lot about GoingMyWay and ParkMe, as hot apps for which we have high hopes.  Here are some other apps we’ve been hearing about to get around town. What’s in your “Tech Toolbox”?  For navigation and transit maps HopStop Austin is a great go-to app for getting from points A to B. It […]