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Retrofitting Suburbia: Communities Innovate Their Way Out of Sprawl

Saddled with traffic congestion and infrastructural erosion, can suburbia be retrofitted into a sustainable model of development and adapt to a post-oil world?

The Outlook for Electric Vehicles  

Electric vehicles are all the rage right now, and hopes are high that we might finally be able to transition off of oil and on to electric cars…preferably, cars powered by clean renewable electricity and not by coal-fired grid power.

Moving Beyond the Autobahn: Germany’s New Bike Highways

With the recent opening of a “bike highway,” Germany is taking the lead in Europe by starting to build a network of wide, dedicated bicycle thoroughfares designed to lure increasing numbers of commuters out of their cars and onto two wheels.

Shipping Emissions Must Be Tackled at COP21 with Advances such as Sail Power

Maritime shipping emissions must be part of the global solution.

The Movement to Make Every American Community Walkable

Tell me your zip code and I can tell you how healthy you are....

Everyone Talks about Volkswagen, but the Real Question is Hardly Ever Touched

In average, the production of a car causes as many emissions as its (petrol-fuelled) usage over the whole lifetime.

National Walking Summit Make Strides Toward Healthier Future For All

Walking is moving fast these days.

NACTO Report Links Station Density to Bike Share Usage, Equity

A new report argues that consistent, close station design is crucial to making bike share a viable option for users of all income levels.

5 Reasons Cargo Bikes Are the Perfect Mode of Transportation

With Americans driving less and more cities encouraging people to bike, the humble cargo bike has quietly gained traction in the U.S.

Making the Case for Columbus as a Place

I am one of the “zealous nuts.”

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