Now that Christmas vacation 2012 is behind me, it’s time to start wishing farewell to all of these tabs cluttering up my browser! Here’s a not-so-comprehensive, rapid-fire take on the urbanist happenings that piqued my interest in 2012:
Let’s say one absolutely needs shoes to get anywhere — that shoes can make or break one’s ability to get around. Then shoes would become to the walker what cars have become to most American drivers — essential to the trip, and part of their identity. It stands to reason that if you feel that strongly about a form of mobility, you’re going to invest a lot in it, right?