Train, Train, Train #4: Personal Test

I am finally fully recovered from my fourth Train, Train, Train trip with Tom Schuler which features a ride from Milwaukee to St. Paul on the super cool 1938 Brooks Stevens-designed Cedar Rapids train cars and a three-day, 385 mile ride back to Milwaukee from there. Tom has been doing this trip for more years, [...]




Bike Summit this Saturday

It’s not too late! You can still register for this weekend’s Wisconsin Bike Summit. It takes place this Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in beautiful La Crosse. We get underway with registration at 8:30 AM. There will be 15 interesting sessions, including a presentation on the exciting U.S. Bike Routes system planning for Wisconsin, the [...]


Happy Birthday, Jane Jacobs

This month people around the world are celebrating Jane Jacobs’ 100th birthday. Two questions might spring to mind: 1. Who’s Jane Jacobs? 2. What’s she got to do with biking? Read on. Jane Jacobs is pretty much hands down the most influential city thinker of our time. She wasn’t a planner, but a journalist by [...]