Greg Fischer is asking gun owners to leave their firearms at home during this weekend’s Thunder Over Louisville. His comments aren’t sitting well with gun owners. [WDRB] Hoping to slow traffic and make the ride easier and safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, city officials are putting a handful of local streets on a “road diet.” [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Bikes'
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January 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments
A growing number of people living in Louisville are choosing not to own an automobile. Are you one of those car-free people? I want to hear your story! You’ll find my direct email address here (you don’t have to use the form – just use the address listed there). If you don’t think it’s important [...]
November 7th, 2013 · 4 Comments
As colder weather approaches, many residents in our area will have a hard time paying their utility bills. [WDRB] New Albany plans to file a complaint with the Indiana Utilities Regulatory Commission against Louisville Gas and Electric Co. over alleged development issues pertaining to the construction of a power station near Interstate 265. [News & [...]
October 18th, 2013 · Comments Off
This week the Transportation Lady focuses on tips for safely sharing the road: Unless you’re in Louisville, of course, where you’re 100% likely to die just for stepping onto a sidewalk or getting near a bike.
September 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Possibility City! Where it’s super-possible to die as a pedestrian or cyclist. A bicyclist was struck by a car and killed on Preston Highway early Wednesday. [WDRB] This won’t end well for Louisville. The Metropolitan Sewer District on Monday approved taking on another $100 million in long-term debt to help finance its major sewer system [...]
August 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Louisville is on its way to becoming more bicycle friendly. Hopefully that means fewer people will be run over by cars every five minutes. [WDRB] If you missed the Eastern Kentucky focus on The Colbert Report, be sure to check it out. [Page One] Police are investigating after an officer involved shooting in Louisville’s PRP [...]
May 10th, 2013 · Comments Off
This week the Transportation Lady focuses on Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: It all seems pointless, really, since Frankfort took it upon itself to kill Kentucky’s helmet law.
April 30th, 2013 · Comments Off
A Louisville man is accused of assault after police say he intentionally struck a bicyclist with his vehicle. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council will not rush to buy the century-old Colonial Gardens site in southern Louisville, as Mayor Greg Fischer recently proposed. [C-J/AKN] Pre-construction is underway in Indiana for the new Downtown bridge that will [...]
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March 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Greg Fischer needs to rethink his strategy because this abandoned properties bill is solid. Just because the city could take over vacant properties doesn’t mean it would have to. [C-J/AKN] Sounds like Mellwood/Story Ave on the average afternoon. Chinese officials say they have fished out 900 dead pigs from a Shanghai river that is a [...]
January 9th, 2013 · 2 Comments
We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] The U.S. Justice Department and an anti-abortion protester have settled a lawsuit alleging that he illegally grabbed and pushed a volunteer escort outside a women’s health clinic in Louisville. [WDRB] A public transportation advocacy group [...]