Bikes

Photo: Ron Mader, DTLV Bikes (Some rights reserved) In the big picture, biking and cycling are the unsung twin powerhouses of responsible, sustainable, eco and fair and conscious travel. What are the good cycling experiences? How are locals benefiting from bike tours? What events are worth attending or paying attention? Celebrations: June 3 is World …

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 Share

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Bike Share = service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis for a price Questions = Preguntas Are we doing enough to grow bike share programs? = ¿Estamos haciendo lo suficiente para hacer crecer los programas de bicicletas compartidas? HeadlinesWhy …

Transportation Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Tropicana (Some rights reserved) What would insiders like others know about transportation? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesButtigieg charms Washington with his accessibilityHow to track the big stuck boat – The Verge – myshiptracking.comPete Buttigieg Has Some Ideas for Overhauling How America Moves Around – Rolling StoneIt’s Time To …

Transportation

Photo: Tribute Van (Some rights reserved) Transportation = the action of transporting someone or something or the process of being transported Questions What is the environmental impact of travel-related transportation — airlines, bikes, buses, cars, cruise ships? How can transportation be made more eco-friendly? What are the best examples of eco-friendly transportation? Is sustainable travel possible …

Public Transportation

Photo: NSW State Records, 1953 (Some rights reserved) Public Transportation = buses, trains, subways, and other forms of transportation that charge set fares, run on fixed routes, and are available to the public. Elsewhere on the WebMass Transit – @MassTransitMag Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Las Vegas Monorail

Photo: Ron Mader, Sahara Station (Some rights reserved) The Las Vegas Monorail – lvmonorail.com – provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels, and casinos. Trains arrive every 4-8 minutes at each of the 7 stations. Key [email protected] HeadlinesLas Vegas Convention and …

Moving Trucks

Photo: Ron Mader, Austin Moving truck = a large moving van with an enclosed cargo space Companieshttps://www.uhaul.com/Reservations/RatesTrucks.aspx – @uhaulhttps://www.pensketruckrental.com – @PenskeNewshttps://www.budgettruck.com – @budget Elsewhere on the Webhttps://www.toptenreviews.com/services/home/best-truck-rental-services Planeta.com

Transportation Security Administration

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Transportation Security Administration – tsa.gov – is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States. Chiefly concerned with air travel, the TSA employs screening officers in airports, armed Federal Air Marshals on planes, and mobile …