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Monday, November 2, 2015

where's a car when you need one

The magnetic sensors in the road that trigger a traffic light to change rarely work for bicycles in my town. I guess all the lights with these sensors also have pedestrian cross buttons to trigger a light change but sometimes I don't feel like riding up on the sidewalk. So I wait for a car or pedestrian to arrive. It's usually a short wait. But often also one of those surprising moments of stillness - sitting quietly in the glaring fall sunshine...