My family and I have been back from Bogotá for about a month and a half now, and though I’ve been submerged in summer teaching and finishing a new textbook on cultural anthropology for Oxford University Press, I haven’t stopped thinking about my fieldwork in Bogotá and the issues it … Continue reading
During the past few years, bicycle colectivos have been sprouting up all over this city. A bicycle colectivo is a group of cycling enthusiasts who organize activities that express their love of the “caballito de acero,” or the “little iron horse” as many here affectionately refer to their bicycles. The … Continue reading
This Saturday at the Vermont Fire Academy up to twenty students will be learning how to respond to an emergency involving a gaseous fueled vehicle. What’s a gaseous fueled vehicle? Any vehicle powered by propane, natural gas, or hydrogen. The students will also learn about the infrastructure involved in … Continue reading
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Students from Dr. Brian Lee’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Design Class were given the opportunity to experience how bike and pedestrian design affects those who are in wheelchairs. This experience is designed to give students perspective into how all of the users of sidewalks, roadways, and other transportation systems are affected … Continue reading