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Island Press Field Notes

By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 13th, 2019

Resilience Matters is compilation of articles and op-eds advancing a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.

By Daniel Reich / On January 14th, 2019

The stakes are high. If we fail to curb greenhouse gas emissions, we must brace for a hotter, more fiery future.

Trains, Buses, People by Christof Spieler | An Island Press book

By Jen Hawse / On December 21st, 2018

Jeffrey Wood of The Overhead Wire is joined by Christof Spieler who wrote the new book, Trains, Buses, People...

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By Jen Hawse / On December 12th, 2018

Public transit consultant and author Jarrett Walker uses the metaphor of the elephant and the wine glass to talk about the things we know are true about space in cities. Interview from The Rail~Volution podcast featuring the plenary conversation at Rail~...

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By Katharine Sucher / On September 21st, 2018

Around the world, countries marvel at the Netherland’s impressive cycling culture and infrastructure while an insidious “that would never work here” attitude prevents real change from happening. But the Dutch overcame many of the same challenges as other...

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By Katharine Sucher / On September 13th, 2018

Last weekend, Island Press brought Melissa Bruntlett and Chris Bruntlett, authors of Building the Cycling City: The Dutch...

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By Anne Brown, Brian D. Taylor / On July 16th, 2018

New transportation technology like ride-sharing apps and driverless cars could potentially bridge the gap between mobility haves and have-nots. 

Island Press bike month sweepstakes | Bike Utah

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 28th, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Utah as a place to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of Copenhagenize...

Cambridge Bicycle Safety | Enter our Bike Month sweepstakes

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 21st, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Cambridge as city to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of ...

Freecycles, Missoula, MT | Bike Month Sweepstakes Island Press

By Mikael Colville-Andersen / On May 14th, 2018

This week we are spotlighting Missoula as city to look to for bicycle urbanism. Mikael Colville-Andersen, author of Copenhagenize...

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