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The Politics of Walking (or Another one Rides the Bus)

To leave your starting point with only your feet (and possibly good walking shoes) below you and arrive at your destination the same way is a profound political commitment to sustained human evolution and balanced life on earth. (Of course there is also that marvelous feat of technology, that human-powered vehicle the bicycle, but that’s a subject for another post!)

The various public conveyances that you may or may not employ along the way are also part of that sustainable paradigm; they represent some of the best trappings of civilization to expand the range of our walking ability. Continue reading →