Bicyclist Deaths Associated with Motor Vehicle Traffic — United States, 1975–2012 (CDC)

August 14, 2015 / 64(31);837-841 Jason Vargo, PhD1; Benjamin G. Gerhardstein, MPH2; Geoffrey P. Whitfield, PhD3; Arthur Wendel, MD3 Physical activity, including bicycling, is linked with multiple health benefits (1). However, although bicycles account for only about 1% of trips across all modes of transportation, on a per … Continue reading Bicyclist Deaths Associated with Motor Vehicle Traffic — United States, 1975–2012 (CDC)

Tri-Rail chief says downtown Miami link is ‘going to happen’

An interesting development for us SouthFLorida commuters. Tri-Rail chief says downtown Miami link is ‘going to happen’ Despite lingering questions about funding, Tri-Rail trains are expected to begin operating between downtown Miami and Palm Beach County by 2017, the commuter rail service’s chief said Wednesday. “It’s … Continue reading Tri-Rail chief says downtown Miami link is ‘going to happen’

The State of Homelessness in America, 2015. National Alliance to End Homelessness

EXAMINATION OF TRENDS IN HOMELESSNESS, HOMELESSNESS ASSISTANCE, AND AT-RISK POPULATIONS AT THE NATIONAL AND STATE LEVELS. The State of Homelessness in America 2015 is the fifth in a series of reports that chart progress in ending homelessness in the United States. It uses the most … Continue reading The State of Homelessness in America, 2015. National Alliance to End Homelessness

Man’s Promethean moment – What the Evolution of Fire Can Teach Us About Climate Change

What the Evolution of Fire Can Teach Us About Climate Change One of the burning questions about the Anthropocene is also one of the most basic: If we are in a new human-caused geologic period, when did it begin? Some of the more common suggested … Continue reading Man’s Promethean moment – What the Evolution of Fire Can Teach Us About Climate Change