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A "sewer socialism" for Buffalo

I read a fantastic article from Barcelona en Comú, a participatory democracy movement that arose in Barcelona in the wake of the financial crisis, that calls for the creation of “a network of rebel cities to stand up to Trump.” Describing a strategy of engaging in city-level politics to empower working class Catalonians to resist austerity, the article invoked the “sewer socialism” that governed the Rust Belt city of Milwaukee for almost 50 years. 2,837 more words

Buffalo

More on bike lanes and how to get more people on bikes

I’ve recently blogged about the lack of safe ways to cross the Conestoga Parkway by bicycle. This topic has got me thinking about how to get more people on bicycles. 700 more words

General Cycling

Council set to debate the future of cycle track network

The future of Calgary’s cycle track network faces heated debate in the coming weeks, with some councillors calling for its expansion, while others want it scrapped entirely. 507 more words

Local News

Ride 40 - Solo Ride on New Fatbike and More on Bike Lanes

It’s been a couple of months since I’ve added to my quest for “50 memorable rides in my 50th year”.  With my crash and recovery from a concussion, I’ve decided to extend my 50-in-50 into 2017, but I was able to have memorable ride #40 this past weekend.   622 more words

General Cycling

Budget breakdown: Critical projects on the line in upcoming Edmonton budget debate

Edmonton city council will plunge into budget talks Tuesday with some councillors trying to shave down a proposed 3.1-per-cent tax increase while others try to divert dollars to a long wish list of new priorities. 1,080 more words

Local News

Cycling Advocacy - More Bike Lanes Needed

I live in Kitchener-Waterloo in the northeast end of town and one of my biggest pet peeves about cycling infrastructure in this part of town is the lack of bike lanes or safe roads to cross Highway 85 to get across town.  846 more words

General Cycling

City celebrates grand opening of new bike lanes along Freeport Boulevard

Today, City Officials and local bike advocates celebrated the grand opening of the Freeport Boulevard Bike Lanes. The new bike lanes improve bicycle and pedestrian safety along the corridor from 4th Avenue to Sutterville Road. 99 more words

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