I recently published a keyword article on Improvisation in Cultural Anthropology as co-author with Joe Dumit, Kevin O’Connor, and Duskin Drum that emerged from a collaboration with them on creating a workshop on improvisation for CoLED, a project on ethnographic design.
I am very excited to share news of the release of the Principles of Mobility Justice. These emerged from the first convening of The Untokening, a multiracial collective that centers the experience of communities of color in mobility justice and equity. I came to this work through my longtime partnership with Adonia Lugo working on […]
Sociocultural and historical factors about transportation often have trouble fitting into a policy conversation, particularly if they are not readily quantifiable. This has significant ramifications for issues of equity and bringing about more just distribution of resources. It also can lead to hurtful and damaging “blind spots” that allow systemic racism and classism to continue […]
Understanding the role of society, culture, and history on contemporary uses of the bicycle for transportation can be challenging, to say the least. The complexity of these dynamics do not lend themselves to straightforward quantification, and thus they are often overlooked or discounted in transportation research that is dominated by a numbers-centered research approach. To […]
How could remaking the streets change local communities? What happens when we think of the streets as public space? What are the benefits and limitations of using bicycling as a tool to reclaim streets as public space and improve community livability? As bicycles grow in popularity as a way of getting around, cities internationally are […]