Stones in the Road

Photo: Ron Mader, Kingman Wash (Some rights reserved) (2022) Revisiting one of the early essays from the archives from 1997-1999 Good news! Today’s travelers are increasingly seeking ways of visiting places and people in a manner that supports choosing responsible travel and ecotourism. That said, visitors rarely self-define themselves as ‘I am an ecotourist. Where …

Ciclovía

Photo: Nan Palmero, Mexico City (Some rights reserved) Ciclovía = Cycle way Ciclovía events temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for biking, walking, playing, and socializing Also see: Open Streetsopenstreetsproject.orgatlantastreetsalive.com/openstreetsnyc.govchicago.goveugene-or.govbikesiliconvalley.orgopenstreetspgh.org – @openstreetspgh Alsostreetfilms.org – @Streetfilmsstreetsblog.org – @StreetsblogUSA Questions = Preguntas How do ciclovía organizers inform and engage participants? = ¿Cómo …

Bike Lanes

Photo: Ron Mader, Downtown Las Vegas (Some rights reserved) Bike Lane = A division of a road marked off with a physical barrier or painted lines, for use by cyclists Headlinescitylabfastcompanysciencedirect Embedded Tweets Videos PhotosAlphabet City Barrier Beautification – Flushing Ave Guadalajara Planeta.com

Roadtrip

Photo: Kingman Wash Roadtrip = Journey made by motorized or non-motorized vehicle Road Trips How frequently are we driven to take a roadtrip. For those lucky to be in the drivers’ seat, experience transforms from one of familiarity to one embracing countless options. Personally, some of my favorite trips with friends were made before the …

Great Ocean Road

Photo: Paintdraw, Coast (Some rights reserved) The Great Ocean Road opened in 1932, and was built entirely by hand, and today the Great Ocean Road is one of the Australia’s top tourism attractions. Tourism [email protected] Recommended Listening The world’s longest war memorial turns 100 – The Great Ocean Road was built by returned soldiers between …