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 […]

Life Can’t Imitate Video Games

In reality, we are all pedestrians. Some of us are also drivers. That means we can’t treat driving or walking like a Grand Theft Auto or Pedestrian Killer video game. Whether you are walking through a parking lot to your car, walking along a sidewalk to lunch, walking through the grass of Zilker Park or crossing through an intersection, we all have […]