🚨 #a2council A bunch of last minute budget amendments (no opportunity for public hearing!) including two that raid 40/40/20 affordable housing/climate/pedestrian safety funds for other uses. One from Lumm for more cops; one from Eaton/Hayner for pensions http://a2gov.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3928094&GUID=743A0E37-5002-405E-BCCC-DE4F603BC2C7&Options=&Search=
TV, nostalgia Show more
If you, like me, had a copy of Karate Kid on Betamax and watched it many many times and named your youngest brother Daniel after the main character ... you will very very much enjoy Cobra Kai.
War on cars Show more
Amsterdam bans petrol & diesel cars by 2030 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/03/amsterdam-ban-petrol-diesel-cars-bikes-2030
Washtenaw east siders (Ypsi/SE A2): suggestions for a place for post-Endgame snacks & a drink ~10pm tonight? #datenight
Linda Diane Feldt, chair of the Transportation Commission and former chair of the City''s Pedestrian Safety & Access Task Force wrote about the #a2council opposition to her re-appointment here https://www.facebook.com/ldfeldt/posts/10157355158477049
Powerful protest installation in DC for safe streets after spate of recent deaths. https://twitter.com/poochica/status/1121747351268409345
This house looks like such a good deal I kind of want to sell our place and move. Ethnic groceries & eateries + Rec Center + convenience stores > increasingly bougie downtown & just inside reasonable bike commuting distance; especially attractive if the co-op closes/moves: https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2904-Maplewood-Ave-Ann-Arbor-MI-48104/24716780_zpid/
Fantasy book rec, deal Show more
For any kindle readers this is a great deal today for the first book in a series I very much enjoyed: https://www.amazon.com/Dragons-Path-Dagger-Coin-Book-ebook/dp/B0047Y16LC/
Subtoot Show more
I, a horse, am furious that I was lead to water but not compelled to drink it.
NIOSH's hierarchy of controls mapped to street safety
olds on Facebook Show more
My mom has a neighbor who constantly reposts "missing person" Facebook posts, often years old. Whenever she posts another one, my mom dutifully researches the person and inevitably discovers they've been found and posts a cheery comment to that effect, sometimes multiple times per day.
war on cars Show more
Scenes from the War on Cars: cyclists defending a protected cycle track from invasion by car drivers
Don’t read the comments Show more
When you get the primary chemical additive wrong in your factually incorrect conspiracy theory
War on Cars / Ruminants Show more
So CM Nelson asked the city if we looked at using sheep to mow city property instead of a lawn care company. The City Administrator pointed out the contract she was asking about is for medians and roadsides which would be inappropriate locations for sheep.
This is yet another good argument to #BanCars. If there were no cars, we could keep a city flock to tend to city lands. City Shepherd would be a pretty great job title.
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