With the hit-and-run killing of Pablo Rodriguez, 55, struck on his bike in the East Side community, Chicago has lost six cyclists to traffic violence this year. According to police, on Thursday, August 11, at about 6:15 a.m., this driver fatally struck Rodriguez from behind as he bicycled north under a viaduct in the 9900 […]
American culture, and particularly American transportation culture, is profoundly rooted in the idea that traveling fast is best — because if we don't, that culture insists, we won't be able to make or spend money efficiently enough to retain our position as a global economic superpower.
But it doesn't have to be that way — and we don't have to live in a dromocracy. Here's why.
Early this Thursday morning over 50 community members gathered in the neighborhood of Roslindale to bike alongside Mayor Michelle Wu from Adams Park to City Hall in downtown Boston. The group rode together through various neighborhoods including Jamaica Plain and Back Bay with some folks dropping off or joining at various during the nearly 7 […]