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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Bikes'
January 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments
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 [...]
December 3rd, 2012 · 3 Comments
We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Another public forum was held Saturday on the Ohio River Bridges Project, and tolls were again the big issue for people with concerns about the plan to build two new bridges connecting Kentucky [...]