Monthly archives: April, 2012

Signalled crossings on the Cultural Trail

Cultural Trail at IUPUI, note traffic signal is green, pedestrian is not (image credit: Curt Ailes)

Recently, a signal change was made along the Cultural Trail, downtown. Where the trail crosses New York Street, signal priority for the trail users was removed requiring those wishing to cross the street, to press the pedestrian signal button. Did this happen for the Super Bowl? Perhaps, but it was never changed back after the …

A story of Reuse

Bricks all laid and sand poured in gaps (image credit: Curt Ailes)

  A couple of years ago, before I became so consumed by livability and sustainability issues, my wife and I decided that we wanted to put a new door on the back of our home. We removed an existing window, bought a pre-hung door, and with the help of a couple friends, spent the weekend …