Working for change

Last month, I did this story for Pittsburgh City Paper, on how activists of all stripes make a living. There’s much more to these folks then the signs, bullhorns and civil actions they participate in. Some have full-time jobs. Some take on side projects, personal fundraising or start their own businesses to make ends meet….

Sharing the love of Bike Shares

Planetizin has this piece today on the rise of the bike-share: “Pittsburgh, Columbus, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Detroit, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Chicago, Minneapolis – the list of Midwestern cities that have already, or are hoping to, establish bike-share systems is a testament to the incredible popularity of a concept that’s only found its footing in the U.S. in…