Over the weekend, I came across this clever re-use of a car parking space for bike parking in Burlington, Vermont. It’s remarkable that in a town where cars are the primary mode of transportation, this can happen, but in New York City, it’s marked with political controversy and delays.
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Chris O'Leary is a transportation geek who has been reading and drawing maps since the age of 3. He thinks he knows far more than he does, but shares his somewhat informed opinions about mass transit, roads, and urban design here. He was born in Rhode Island and lives in New York City. He hates writing about himself in the third person.
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