New Contributor – Jung Gatoona

Hello Source readers, My name is Jung Gatoona. If you’ve been following this blog since its beginnings, you’ve probably seen my name a few times as I used to write about transit for a different blog, PlusMetro, which is no longer active. Brief introduction: I’m currently an intern at Metro [continue reading]

Technology + Bike = Secure Bike?

In a recent NPR – Marketplace story, travel writer Patrick Symmes talks about an experiment he’s conducting with bikes and GPS trackers — you see Symmes has had seven bikes stolen, and he’d had enough! In a lengthy write-up for Outside magazine, the journalist attaches GPS trackers to ‘bait’ bikes [continue reading]

The art of transit

photo by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, via Flickr creative commons It’s Friday, meaning it’s almost play time. In that spirit, here’s a photo of the Bizz Johnson bike trail in Northern California — it runs for 25 miles from Susanville along an old rail right-of-way converted to a bike trail. To submit [continue reading]