Cycling, Buses, Cars, Walking and More: Recent Articles

I realize I’ve fallen behind on sharing articles I find on the topics we cover. I realize this because I’ve got several dozen bookmarked and not used for articles. I accumulate them and look for connecting threads which aren’t always readily apparent. So, today I’ll share several from the last several months which are loosely […]

What Makes a City Happy? Healthy? Smart? Here’s Your Answer (Sort of)!

Those are the questions, aren’t they? If we had smart cities with happy and healthy citizens, we’d have unlocked the secret to many of our problems. So how do we do that in a general sense? And, more importantly to us, how do we do it in Knoxville? It has a lot to do with […]

Getting Cars Off the Street and a Couple of National Shout-Outs for Knoxville

Today we’ll look at some of the issues we talk about or reference often on this city and I’ll share some of the good reading I’ve done recently on each of the topics. We’ll end with a couple of feel-good shout-outs to Knoxville from a national conservation group for good work being done in our […]

Speaking of Driver-less Cars: Here They Come (?)

It was only three weeks ago, writing about downtown paving, that I facetiously implied maybe it wasn’t necessary because we will soon need to re-evaluate our entire car-centric infrastructure. We had fun discussing the topic. Obviously, we’ll need roads as long as there are land-based vehicles, but if (when?) driverless cars really take off, we’ll […]

Guest Post: Alex Pawlowski looks at Automobiles in Knoxville

  I always find a jewel when I attend Pecha Kucha. Often there is one and often there are several presenters who are doing something cool and related to our topics on Inside of Knoxville. We’ve talked at length, and often, about automobiles and the impact they have on our region’s air quality, infrastructure and […]