Erik Weber

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Erik is a Lexington native, now based out of DC, spending the summer in Louisville.
There was a time when Louisville summarily ignored the needs of pedestrians when it came to construction projects around the city.  Unfortunately, it appears we're still stuck in that time today. Construction sites continue to pop up around the city...
Would you build a garage on your house without taking measurements beforehand to make sure your two cars fit? No? Well it seems many planners and designers have taken this approach to building bicycle infrastructure. Bike lanes like this are...
I'm sure it's been said before, but as a short-term resident of Louisville and bike-dependent person, I figure it's worth pointing out again: Downtown Louisville Management District sculpture bike racks are a real mixed bag. Many are beautiful. Fewer are...
A few days after the Museum Plaza project was officially and unequivocally cancelled and another historic building was bulldozed in order to make way for, at least in the near to medium term, a parking lot, it seems that the...
In many cities, particularly examples like Louisville that aren't quite as far along on bike infrastructure as the usual velo-havens (Portland, Minneapolis, et al), you don't have to look far to find bikes locked up outside businesses, but lacking...
In the past few years, Louisville has been plagued by several large water main breaks around the city.  Often a result of aging infrastructure in older, more central parts of the city, these incidents are merely a warning of...
The weatherman is calling for sun and temperatures in the 80s tomorrow, so, in celebration of Dump the Pump Day, take the opportunity to ditch your car and try commuting a little differently.  Catch some early morning fresh air...
Last week, Transportation for America released a new report, Dangerous by Design, ranking America's largest metro regions by how dangerous their roads are for pedestrians.  Louisville, one of the smallest metros in the report, ranked 19th worst out of...