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By Hilary Reeves / On December 23rd, 2015

This fall, eighteen nonprofit organizations in the Twin Cities metro are demonstrating their multimodal mojo by being certified as Transportation Leaders ...

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By Matt Solomon / On December 8th, 2015

If you’re a transportation planner, urban designer, or all-around city enthusiast, chances are you have heard of NACTO.

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By Carlton Reid / On June 2nd, 2015

After two years at home, sitting in a darkened room trying to make sense of research notes, wrestling slippery arguments into a book, I took the show on the road, spending half of April travelling around the US. It felt great to be out in the open,...

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By Admin / On May 11th, 2015

Chronicles of the Ludlam Trail Posted by Eric Katz at the Green Mobility Network

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By Jason Leppig / On May 8th, 2015

After you enter our bike-to-work contest, sit down with this week's foreword Friday selection from Barbara McCann's Completing Our Streets. The excerpt below gives a glimpse of what inspired...

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By Admin / On May 4th, 2015

So, How Did #UnblockBikeLanes Work Out? Posted by Randy LoBasso of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 20th, 2015

Biking for Everyone In urban space, it takes more than paint on pavement to make biking seem like a low stress option for everyone. Bikes have a place on the road. Let’s...

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 17th, 2015

In the late 1800s, cycling was loved by many men with impressive facial hair.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 13th, 2015

Detroit is rapidly reinventing itself. Bicycling, trails, and Complete Streets are a part of that reinvention through the work of many individuals, neighborhoods,...

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 27th, 2015

The Dupont-Rosslyn Circulator, one of my favorite public transit options in D.C.

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