Recent Posts by Helena
Lille’s Driverless Metro
Lille’s Driverless Metro
Inside one of Lille’s gorgeous metro stations. Photo by Martin Araya. In April 2006, my husband and I were both teaching two-week courses at a university center in Lille, a city in northern France. I was excited, knowing that Lille ...
Lille's Driverless Metro
Inside one of Lille’s gorgeous metro stations. Photo by Martin Araya. In April 2006, my husband and I were both teaching two-week courses at a university center in Lille, a city in northern France. I was excited, knowing that Lille ...
My New Love Affair: The Dahon Speed 7
My New Love Affair: The Dahon Speed 7
He’s cute, he’s adventurous, he’s reliable, and he’s closeted. What more could one ask of a folding bike? My latest love interest is the Dahon Speed 7. I’d been eying him in the bike store for quite a while, examining ...
Schipol Versus Dulles: Intermodal Connectivity in Today’s Cities
Schipol Versus Dulles: Intermodal Connectivity in Today’s Cities
Dulles Airport is infamous for those “mobile lounges.” Photo by Kaptain Krispy Kreme from Flickr. In my continuing quest to identify the elements that make for an enjoyably car-free urban existence I definitely need to mention inter-modal connectivity. After all, ...
Schipol Versus Dulles: Intermodal Connectivity in Today's Cities
Dulles Airport is infamous for those “mobile lounges.” Photo by Kaptain Krispy Kreme from Flickr. In my continuing quest to identify the elements that make for an enjoyably car-free urban existence I definitely need to mention inter-modal connectivity. After all, ...
¡Viva Granada!
¡Viva Granada!
One of Granada’s clean and nice-looking bus stops. Photo by celikins from Flickr. In October, I spent a few days in Granada, Spain, with my daughter, Lorna. A quick stop by the city’s Tourist Information office gave us the info ...
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