Author Archives: Matt Kroneberger

About Matt Kroneberger

Recent graduate of UCLA in Political Science and Geography - Environment. Fascinated by and active in sustainable transportation, infrastructure, politics and international development.

The Automobile, The Elevator and The World Bank

Roger Gorham of the World Bank kicked off last week’s Annual Sustainable Development Network panel on sustainable transport with a quote from Frank Lloyd Wright, “The outcome of the city will depend upon the race between the automobile and the elevator—and … Continue reading

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The Very Definition of Access

When CJ Craig (aka, Allison Janney) mentioned in The West Wing, “When I move back to Los Angeles, I am going to do a lot more walking.” The retort was obvious, “Yes, Los Angeles, known for being a pedestrian nirvana.” … Continue reading

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A Neighborhood By Its Cover: SoMo

In the latest issue of Harper’s, a published correspondence between South African author, J.M. Coetzee, and New York novelist, Paul Auster, converged upon -of all things- place making through place naming. Auster waxes poetic about Manhattan, claiming the anonymous connotation … Continue reading

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Happy Hour + K Street

The characters of “The Ides of March” bandy about ‘making a million a year on K Street’ post campaign stint. I, however, feel that K Street provides the great leveler between the lobbyist and the young person alike: libations. Join … Continue reading

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How to Box Your Bike at LA Union Station in 18 EASY Steps

This is a re-post from The Path Less Pedaled and was written by Russ Roca. I admit, the title is a bit of hyperbole, but not by much. We’ve taken our bikes on Amtrak from LA Union Station several times … Continue reading

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Bike Lanes, Advocacy and the Silver Spring Civic Center

L & 15th Streets NW Last night pilut joined the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) for a night of driver & cyclist outreach at the crux of the 15th Street NW cycle track ( a bi-directional cycle highway that goes from … Continue reading

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Fix All of the Machines

At Starbucks, pre-Orange/Blue Line to Capitol South, I had the pleasure of meeting a not-to-be-named Metro Station Manager waiting for coffee. She was still wearing her uniform jacket which caught my eye and interest. My app development team in San … Continue reading

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