Tonight the Town Council of Truckee is celebrating the 153 anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, with a proclamation “honoring and appreciating” the contributions of Truckee’s past Chinese residents. This proclamation is a frustrating missed opportunity to acknowledge the violence and unequal protection provided to residents of our community.
Mobility is a long game. It requires vision and patience to sustain long term progress, as well as a steady stream of quick wins to keep momentum going. In advance of the next council retreat, and on Christmas Eve eve, here’s my wishlist for Truckee’s transportation needs in 2022. Quick Wins Amend our development code […]
It’s a beautiful summer Saturday in Truckee. Louise has packed a picnic and is on her way to meet her friends at Donner Lake. She knows that car parking will be difficult, but Louise isn’t concerned today. She checks her phone and opens the Tahoe Bikeshare app. She confirms that the station in her neighborhood […]
Truckee is experiencing a well documented housing crisis, but we lack a framework to evaluate potential interventions.
My eagerness to will bike and transit infrastructure into existence have translated into being a busy civic volunteer. So far the Truckee mayor and town council have graciously encouraged my ideas, to the point where I’m licensing modeling software and writing white papers on the weekends.