Todd Gilens

Todd Gilens is a San Francisco-based artist. Dan Rademacher is Bay Nature's editorial director. 

Public Transit and Other Endangered Species


Might the streets we travel have once been migratory corridors for other species, now displaced and threatened by our urban ways? Did butterflies pass by this way, looking for mates, or did salmon swim up a creek long since buried? Could we once again share this landscape and these corridors with other species, if our own daily migrations became more communal–a few buses in place of a swarm of cars, a single train where SUVs now reign?