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Placemaking in Paris: How Politics Changed the Parisian Landscape

The people of Paris have spoken and they love their public spaces.

Caloryville: The two-wheeled city

In China, ‘battery-bikes’ are outselling cars by four-to-one. Pedelec sales are soaring in Europe, too. Is this the start of system-wide phase-shift in transportation?

Bikenomics: How Bikes Can Revitalize Our Cities

Bicycles are the ideal vehicles for navigating sprawling, car-centric environments quickly, safely, and affordably. Also, riding a bicycle is both fun and healthy, and biking is an effective way people build community and create lasting, positive changes in our lives and the world around us.

High Speed Trains are Killing the European Railway Network

High speed rail is destroying the most valuable alternative to the airplane; the "low speed" rail network that has been in service for decades.

Bikenomics: Bike Lanes on Main Street

Studies of the effects of bicycling on retail are still coming in, but they produce nearly unanimous results. One fact is clear: People who ride bicycles spend money.

Bikenomics: Whose Streets?

One of the biggest barriers to bicycling people report is simply access to a bicycle.

Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy

My book, Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy, comes out in December, and I’m already getting pushback about the title.

Local Spotlight: Hobart Bike Kitchen

It’s 4pm on a wintery Sunday in Hobart, and the Hobart Bike Kitchen (HBK) can pat itself on the back after another great day of service.

Preserving the Past to Serve the Future: Using Pre-fossil Fuel Technology on Regional Waterways

Transitioning includes reinvigoration of heirloom technologies and traditional skills needed to thrive in a carbon-constrained future.

European Union's SAIL consortium: bringing on the future

The nations and waters of the North Sea comprise the modern world's most intensive sail transport environment.

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