The Return of the Loons

I know it’s technically been spring now for a few weeks, but like many of you, I haven’t felt that it was actually springtime.  Wisconsin winters leave me skeptical about the return of warm weather and green landscapes. I don’t wait for the first robin to declare it spring. Nor do I base my seasons [...]


Make Your Biking Voice Heard

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottltieb will be traveling the state in the next several weeks holding town hall meetings on transportation issues. This is a great chance to talk to the secretary directly and to let him know about biking infrastructure needs in your community. In recent years, federal transportation dollars that could [...]


Headline: Milwaukee is Amazing

If you have suffered through one of my presentations at the Bike Summit or some public meeting, all the “ya knows” sprinkled in my nasal drone probably clued you in that I was born and raised in Milwaukee. I spent some formative early years down der where da streetcars useta turn the corner ’round. Tease [...]