Tag: Train

New York City by car, bus, train, bicycle and on foot

Photo by Kevin Rajaram on Unsplash

https://duncanstephen.co.uk/there-are-better-ways-to-get-around-town/ by Duncan Stephen (Duncan Stephen)

As cities become ever-more crowded, and with an autonomous revolution about to kick off, now is the time to radically rethink how our streets are designed. The days of cars taking priority have to end, and to encourage active travel — cycling and walking. It will make us all feel better and be safer.

Colin, I’m convinced that any initiative that doesn't take into account the unique nature of New York City will have unintended negative consequences. The New York Times article is lacking in perspective. While I understand the desire to tame traffic and make walking and biking safer, and I applaud efforts to do so, most of…

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Autumn Leaf Excursion to Jim Thorpe on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

The Road of Anthracite | Sunday 23 October, 2016 | Nikon D5100 | 16-80 mm f/2.8-4

My son loves trains, so he was excited. When he was much younger (and shorter), we often visited the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad (especially when Thomas was visiting) and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. We travelled to New Hope, Pennsylvania, a lot when he was in pre-school because I was out of work for…

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