Visitors to Washington, DC often describe the city as very walkable, and are delighted to find they can do most of their sightseeing on foot. But residents often have an entirely different idea of what makes each neighborhood more or less walkable.
Friend, Co-author and uber-VC, Brad Feld (who IMHO is also the Gandhi of Venture Capital) suggests in his blog that every entrepreneur should read Robert Pirsig’s all time classic book, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Cover via Amazon Note that this book has nothing to do with startups, term sheets, venture capital, […]
I searched the web for a link between Steve Jobs and the book “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” as the two are related in a big way. I wanted to know if that book was on Steve’s bookshelf, on his desk, or somewhere close by. Steve’s vision very closely matched what’s written in this book.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is the best book I’ve ever read. 4 times.
We must build strong partnerships between the public health and medical communities on one side and the planning and design worlds on the other to make sure this nationwide shift back to walking gets planned, designed, and built.
Despite the age difference between Millennials and Boomers, they share similar preferences regarding where and how they want to live.
YES, it’s healthy to walk. I like walking the dog. The DOG loves going on walks.
But my first reason for loving walkability is the time saved by not driving. I don’t want to drive to the store, find a place to park and walk across the parking lot, get stuff, walk back across the parking lot, drive to the gas station, fill up, drive home. I’d rather walk to the store, get stuff, walk home.
Stop wasting my time. I only have so much and then it runs out.