As a freelancer, I've also written about local food, ill-advised travel, outer space, engineering, movies, and of course, more transportation policy.
Here are some selections:
Photographer Christine Armbruster and I kayaked around Lopez Island, trying to eat only food grown or raised on the island itself,
and documented our trip for Misadventures magazine. Includes handy instructions to harvest your own oysters and sea salt
and photos by Christine of me attempting to look like a kayak badass.
I wrote about how equity needs to be a central factor in urban transportation planning for Spoke magazine.
One summer I wrote movie reviews for the Anchorage Press. The raunchiest review I wrote is mysteriously missing from the Press's website. If you get a chance to watch French erotic mystery thriller Stranger by the Lake, know that I recommend it.
For Yonder Journal, I wrote about myth, tall-tale, arrival and departure in the Alaskan landscape.
or a time, I was a correspondent for the Turnagain Times, a tiny regional newspaper in Alaska. Here's a story on a proposed land swap.
I wrote about a proposed project to upload a crowd-sourced message to extraterrestrials to the New Horizons spacecraft and the pitfalls and potential of presenting climate change in museums, for Nautilus Magazine's blog, Facts so Romantic.
I wrote about a harrowing drive and a morbid toast on the Republic of Georgia's most dangerous road for Roads and Kingdoms,
from another adventure with Christine.
I also sometimes write for Doggerel, the blog of engineering giant Arup.
And I field produced short documentary video Home Sweet Whittier for the YouTube series Field Day. Michael Stevens of the popular YouTube channel Vsauce traveled to Whittier, Alaska to find out what makes it tick. Rob Gilbert was director of photography. Everything imaginable went wrong in the making of this video, and it still turned out pretty darned great.