Posted by Kevin Kastner in Neighborhoods
on Jul 23rd, 2016 | 0 comments
This is the 4th article in a series of guest posts in support of expanded transit access in Indianapolis. The first three can be seen here, here, and here.
T.S. Eliot wrote, “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”
In 2014, I spent nine months in northeast Brazil teaching English. This region of Brazil is stereotyped within the country as backwards and slow in contrast with the economically and culturally more developed southeast region. As a Midwesterner who has heard a fair share of...
Posted by Kevin Kastner in Neighborhoods, Transit
on Jul 23rd, 2016 | 15 comments
This is the 3rd post in a series of guest posts in support of increased transit access in Indianapolis. The first 2 can be read here and here.
In 2005, I moved from Indiana to attend college in Boston. Next came Philadelphia and Princeton to pursue a job and a masters degree respectively. When I returned to live at College and Kessler in 2014 though, I was anxious. Big east coast cities have a lot to offer a young professional, and I was worried that Indianapolis wouldn’t stack up.
What I quickly found, however, was just the opposite: when friends from New York would call and complain about...
Posted by Kevin Kastner in New Development, Transit
on Jul 15th, 2016 | 1 comment
With the Red Line approaching the final stages of planning, the Department of Public Works and IndyGo is holding a series of meetings for public input. We encourage the public to attend and express support for expanding transit options here in Indianapolis. Dates, times, and locations are listed below. I’m hoping to attend the one at the College Avenue Library next Thursday:
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