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Walk this way or that way…..

Let’s Go Smart Blog Walk this way or that way….. Two weeks ago I was exposed to a brief view of the Ozarks landscape from thousands of years ago when some pretty weird charters roamed the hillsides.  Sort of a “lions, tigers, and bears oh my” experience. These beasts were larger than anything we would […]

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The Air We Breathe

Ozark Greenways –Let’s Go Smart –August 7-14 Blog The Air We Breathe In the past week I have traveled by car, airplane, train, bicycle, taxi, bus, subway and on foot. I passed on an opportunity to move by horse, I am not real fond of the way they handle curves. With my eyes set on […]

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A look at a sidewalk

Carl Glasemeyer, one of our STAR Team committee members relayed to us a walking experience he and his wife have started practicing.  Below are some of their observations from a walk last week.   The realm of the sidewalk is a vastly separate world from the street. Walking allows for a closer look, a second […]

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Let’s GO Smart

Blog # 1 Greetings and welcome to our refreshed —Let’s Go Smart— web site and our first LGS blog entry.  It is our intent to bring you features both local, and from around the country that are relevant to the national movement of making our communities more livable, healthier and safer by supporting alternative transportation […]

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The Springfield Area Has 12 Outdoor Bike Aide Stations

The Link is an 8-mile long low volume, slow speed, on-street biking and pedestrian route that connects from Doling Family Center all the way to Cox South. Besides providing a safe route for active transportation, the Link connects people to the greenway trails, neighborhoods, schools, workplaces, retail and many other destinations including Doling Park, Drury University, Jordan Valley Park, Missouri State University, Phelps Grove Park, South Creek Greenway (at Jefferson and Sunset), CoxSouth and Twin Oaks Park.

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