Recently I had the privilege of studying in the Netherlands, Amsterdam. My accommodation was a few miles from where I took classes, which meant that I joined the thousands of other commuters every morning. Had I been in Santa Cruz, my first instinct would have likely been to get in my car and drive across town, as it would be the fastest and cheapest method of transportation. However, unlike Santa Cruz (and really most other American cities), in Amsterdam, I had several different options for my commute across town.
What can we do right now to help make our streets safer for everyone to walk and bike?
This article was originally sent to the Mission Pedestrian email list on Wed, Aug 11, 2021.By Debbie Bulger of Mission PedestrianDear All,Public transit is very important for pedestrians because it…
Officially, my disability is deafness, one that arrived suddenly, accompanied by severe vertigo. Since the deafness, though not complete, means that I can’t locate the source of sounds, and the vertigo kicks in whenever there’s any sudden motion near my face, I concluded that it was unsafe for me to drive.
Celebration at Pinto Lake on Friday, May 28th from 5-7pm.
The Rail Trail has Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons installed to increase safety for bicyclists and pedestrians crossing streets. How do we use them?
Today we stand at the historical crossroads of climate crisis,
The Coast Connect vision includes quality pedestrian and bike infrastructure throughout the county so people can safely and comfortably move around without a car. In this guest article, Amelia Conlen of Ecology Action explains how we can help the county plan upcoming projects by identifying areas that need improvement.
Imagine a new network of safe streets to walk, run, ride, or skate, along with plenty of room for safe distancing. Slow Streets are coming to
A group of local transportation organizers is hoping that a passenger rail will run from Watsonville to Santa Cruz, making stops ...