Author: Kay Crumb

  • Escaping the Housing Trap

    Escaping the Housing Trap

    We were promised pristine neighborhoods if we moved out to the suburbs, but so many of the aged suburban neighborhoods are suffering from abandoned litter lots, cracks in the sidewalk, and are in general disrepair. How do we fight to make it better?

  • The Cost of Road Maintenance

    The Cost of Road Maintenance

    Have you ever wondered why our streets and roads are in such a bad state? And what’s the true cost of maintaining our roads? Based on the city’s Pavement Condition Report, we can’t continue business as usually and expect any positive changes.

  • Lessons from Santa Cruz

    Lessons from Santa Cruz

    Santa Cruz was really interesting to walk around. Pacific Avenue was designed to protect pedestrians with one lane one way, bike lane 2 ways, and limited parking. The amount of shoppers on the street highlighted this feature. We need more streets like this everywhere.