I’ve been asked many times how I find work as a freelancer. “Pitching design projects over drinks at Flora” doesn’t often work, but it’s turned into my favorite project by far.
It’s alive! For months, I’ve been trying to get someone in the City of Oakland to take the lead and create a parklet permit. To little avail. Finally, I got someone from the Public Works and Planning departments to say parklets are the other departments’ responsibility. I put the quotes in a draft article and […]
This weekend, we went from this: To this: As you can see, it’s not quite finished. We’re making inroads with the City to make it official. May will be exciting.
I woke up to a series of emails from people congratulating me on a successful April Fool’s post in Oakland Local. 298 Facebook likes and counting. Someone pointed out that I’m shown in the Transportation Camp West Streetfilm (in argyle at 02:58). Did you know 30 Rock’s Liz Lemon was a transit and bike advocate? Now […]
In case there was any doubt that Oakland and I were made for each other, there are three city streets that form my entire name. The first entry in this series: