Spring Cleaning, Memphis-style

Recently, a bill that would prohibit cities spending gas tax revenues for bike lanes and pedestrian infrastructure was scheduled for a vote at the Tennessee General Assembly. Its approval could be a severe blow to Memphis’s recent bike friendly development, as well as a setback in the political acceptance for a post-carbon transition…

Rethinking water sourcing

“Catalonia is also part of Spain.” That statement came from an unexpected source in 2008. It was José Montilla, then acting-president of the Catalan regional government. Although Montilla is not known to be a fierce proponent of Catalan independence, that statement might sound a bit out of place.   José Montilla felt…