As we are all thinking of getting more physically active this May for National Physical Fitness month, it only makes sense that we look at policies and practices to increase access to opportunities to be more physically active. This brings us to shared use, of course!
If you have been following our federal transportation updates for a while, this update may sound a bit like Groundhog’s Day. Yet again, Congress has voted to extend the MAP-21 transportation law and yet again, lack of funding is the culprit.
If you travel up North Mount Street between Laurens Street and Presbury Street you find the Gilmore Homes, now most infamously known as the place where Freddie Gray’s life began to slip away. I walked up North Mount, not shocked by what I saw, but filled with dismay. You could not go one street without a burned out home, abandoned property, or empty lot. Three corner stores represe