Without a doubt, 2013 has been a banner year for bike-share in the United States. Major systems were implemented in New York City and Chicago, and many others debuted or expanded in other cities. In fact, Citi Bike users have biked over 10 million miles and the system is closing in on 100,000 …
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The tips and tricks of biking culture in Amsterdam.
•The secrets of the world's happiest cities •Fifteen Tons of Groceries, Sailing Down the Hudson •Flint’s Ingenious Plan to “Right-Size” Its Streets With Road Diets •Commuting’s Hidden Cost
What forward-looking cities are learning about race, equity and building better bike lanes + 6 ways to broaden support for better bike lanes.
How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car -- which he calls "a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device" -- by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.
•U.S. oil supply looks vulnerable 40 years after embargo •Why governments are blind to fossil fuel energy risk •Fuel Choice for American Prosperity [Report] •UMD Researchers Address Economic Dangers of 'Peak Oil'
Many of the elderly cannot (or should not) drive. Unlike children, it is not a phase that they will eventually grow out of.
So much potential, so many good ideas!
Putting gasoline blended with corn in your gas tank can increase the cost of food on your kitchen table. That’s the claim of farmers and ranchers who say federal policies mandating corn ethanol production raise the price of feed for American cattle, pork and poultry.
This report details 32 specific policy steps that local leaders can take to benefit from the growing sharing economy and support innovations such as carsharing, ridesharing, cohousing, cooperatives, and urban agriculture.