Sunday, April 22, 2007

Walking Bus!?!

Completely brilliant cat-herding from across the pond. It's a new innovation in safe ways to school:
The Walking Bus.
From their website:
Each walking bus had an adult 'driver' at the front and and an adult 'conductor' bringing up the rear. The children walk to school in a group along a set route picking up additional 'passengers' at specific 'bus-stops' along the way.

The bus runs rain or shine and everyone wears a reflective jacket. Along the way children can chat to their friends, learn valuable road safety skills and gain some independence.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Bike Lane Parking

With recent reports of parking run amok in the bike lanes on College Avenue here in Tallahassee, it's interesting to see the public shaming that bicyclists in other cities have begun with

We may have to add Tallahassee to their list of cities.