Meadowlark Calling

Words every cyclist lives by…

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Words of wisdom.

Words of wisdom.

Before there was Marianne Vos…

The Basis for Transportation Equity: A Pressing Civil Rights Issue

$9,498: average annual cost of owning a car.

33 percent: portion of low-income African Americans without access to automobiles.

25 percent: portion of low-income Latinos without automobile access.

12.1 percent: portion of low-income Whites without automobile access.

80 percent: portion of federal transportation funding dedicated to highways.

"The cost of car ownership, underinvestment in public transportation, and a pancity of pedestrian and bicycle-accessible thoroughfares have isolated urban and low-income people from jobs and services…forces them to limit spending for other basic needs, including out-of-pocket health care expenses."

The Leadership Conference Education Fund, March 2011

If you want to kill yourself, kill what you don’t like. Kill narcissus. I had an old self that I killed. You can kill yourself too, but that doesn’t mean you got to stop living.
- Vargus, Archie’s Final Project  (via cybergirlfriend)

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