Tag Archives: DIY

The Business of Publishing: The economic case for traditional-format offset printing

This post was written by Joe Biel, founder and owner of Portland-based independent press Microcosm Publishing (and not incidentally, the publisher of my books Bikenomics and Everyday Bicycling). A couple of years ago, I posted a short guide to how I fund and sell zines; quite a few people since have said that they used [...]

On Seattle’s Neighborhood Greenways, cute kids can roam free

Future Greenway of Seattle? What brings more smiles than little kids on bicycles? How about a well-connected network of safe, quiet streets so they can ride those bikes freely in their neighborhoods, to parks, and to schools? Seattle’s Neighborhood Greenways initiative aims to provide just that — a network of residential streets, with sane, safe [...]