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Houston Oil Spill in Bird Sanctuary a Marine-Fuel Disaster, While Sail Transport Remains Untapped

 The world appears far from getting a grip on world oil-fueled shipping. The ongoing consequences are well known, but periodic disasters get our attention.

Transport trends - headlines

•U.S. Public Transit Reports Record Ridership in 2013 •Fitch Ratings: Failure to Invest in Transit Could Hurt the Whole Economy •Copenhagen Free Bike Rental •Evolution of the Bicycle

Riding the Bike Share Boom   

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 …

Bicycle Anecdotes From Amsterdam   

 The tips and tricks of biking culture in Amsterdam.

Transport and urban design - headlines

•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

The Black & White of Green Lanes

What forward-looking cities are learning about race, equity and building better bike lanes + 6 ways to broaden support for better bike lanes.

The Walkable City   

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.

Peak oil headlines

•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'

What About The Elderly?

Many of the elderly cannot (or should not) drive. Unlike children, it is not a phase that they will eventually grow out of.

The HUGE potential of bikes - headlines

 So much potential, so many good ideas!

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