Took a short break from work today to walk around the neighborhood and fill up my rings. I’ve switched to iPhone-only photography over the past couple of months—mostly because the computational camera stuff seems like the future to me. Still, though, occasionally I come across a scene like this one where the iPhone can’t really […]
Why does this West End sidewalk randomly end in the middle of a block in a residential neighborhood? Does it mark an old city/county line where urban development patterns ended and suburban patterns began? Did someone just get lazy?
Valerie recently rearranged out living room. Now our weird tentacle thing lives up here by this plant.
Bags, bottles and cans: Pricing works via City Observatory: Our cognitive bias stems from the fact that carbon emissions, particularly from cars are invisible, odorless and tasteless; they do no cumulate locally, but rather disperse globally. If cars deposited a charcoal briquet every hundred meters or so (which is roughly the amount of carbon they […]
Found this guy hiding under the train tracks near the Main Street Train Station. The bike and pedestrian cut through under the station is SO close to opening:
Idk, mirrors before bed.
Can you see me in the bike lane? Are you even paying attention??
I’m gonna do my best to participate in the Micro.blog February daily photo challenge—although I’m already a couple of days behind. Here’s Day 1’s entry, a disgusting seed pod that’s since dried out, opened up, and spilt its disgusting seed thingies into Richmond’s Northside.
Picking up the weekend essentials: Milk, bread, waffles, ice cream, and coffee.
Via Pedestrian Observations: Nonetheless, better public transportation service to non-CBD destinations is especially useful for the working class, because the working class is less likely to work in the CBD than the middle class.
I’ve recurrently told American cities to tear down the faregates. BART’s belts-and-suspenders fare enforcement is unnecessary, borne of a panic rather than of any calculation of costs and benefits to the system. But what BART should get rid of is not the ambassadors, but the faregates. The most successful transit city the rough size of […]