[Editors: We welcome Luke, our newest blogger! He may be new to making deputations but he's an old hand at using the English language to our benefit.] What do you get when you mix a rookie depu-tant, politicians and an agenda? Motion sickness and appendicitis. And maybe some insight as well. Let me explain.
Normally I avoid car-oriented shopping meccas like the bad plague. But I was desperate, laundry was piling up and I was out of detergent. The brand I liked (Method Free + Clear) appeared to no longer be stocked at the two pedestrian-friendly Shoppers Drug Mart stores I checked. I grabbed my trusty shopping bike, an old Raleigh Twenty with a milk crate, and rolled off towards nearby big box hell at Lakeshore and Leslie.
As I Bike TO readers plumb the minds of suburbanites to find out why they continue to buy houses in the suburbs, they may be interested in this study by the Brookings Institute which has created an index map of housing + transportation affordability and correlated it to an index of local median wages to show location