Category Archives: Infrastructure

Infrastructure maintenance and the role of magical thinking

It isn’t in the nature of magic to broadcast its existence. Continue reading

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When you don’t see the problem, what do you call the solution?

If you think things are out of control now, one question: Did you ride a bicycle before the pandemic? Continue reading

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Design fail: uphill bicycle rack

When my friend Mike Honnold lived in Peoria, he created an online database of greater Peoria’s bike racks and encouraged people to add their finds to the site. Well, I found another rack but haven’t submitted it for consideration. The … Continue reading

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Building better signs

It’s fun to ride a gravel bike. Unless, that is, you’re focused on the idea that some roads are really supposed to be blacktop. Like Santa Fe Road in Hallock Township.  Back in the spring, workers turned three sections of … Continue reading

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Please be seated. The bicycle ride begins soon

We don’t need to promote standing. We need to focus on sitting that extends human capability. Continue reading

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