Tag Archives: La Crosse

Riverine airports – potential promises and pitfalls


In this post, I am referring to those rivers that have commercial airport runways running through, across, adjacent or within them.  In a surprising number of locations in the United States and Canada, cities have utilized the riverine floodplain for siting … Continue reading

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La Crosse-roads of American bicycling


Located along a magnificently hilly and scenic stretch of the Mississippi River is the charming city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Once largely known for being the home of G. Heileman Brewing (and the world’s largest six-pack – see below) and of Trane … Continue reading

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