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Island Press Field Notes

Get to know Bike Easy

By Jason Leppig / On May 23rd, 2021

Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler with Bike Easy Bike Easy works to make bicycling easy, safe, and fun for everyone in Greater New Orleans.

Get to know Bike Indianapolis

By Jason Leppig / On May 16th, 2021

Bikemore in Baltimore

By Jason Leppig / On May 10th, 2021

Bikemore believes in building a city designed for face-to-face interactions, serendipity, mobility, and sustainability. A city designed for people. All people. In a city where isolation and...

Model of a multi-level parking

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On October 19th, 2019

Urban planner Lisa Nisenson answers questions from the final webinar of our Saving Our Suburbs series with the authors of Suburban Remix.

City street with cars in multiple lanes and one bus.

By Erica Sánchez Vázquez / On October 11th, 2019

Why fight for a better bus system? Steven Higashide explores this question in this chapter excerpt from Better Buses, Better Cities.

Movie theater. Photo by Jake Hills/Unsplash

By Jesse Boudart / On September 9th, 2019

If we implement the equivalent of matinee pricing on our roads, we can all play a part in solving the traffic congestion problem.

Wooden handstand on bike lane. Photo by DCDOTRA.

By Natasha Riddle / On August 30th, 2019

The DC Department of Transformation is helping cyclists and pedestrians one plunger, or traffic cone, or ad hoc handstand, at a time. 

A line of bicycles. Photo by Viktor Kern/Unsplash

By Melissa Bruntlett, Chris Bruntlett / On August 23rd, 2019

Just as the Dutch stood up and created some of the most cycling friendly streets on the planet, so too can New Yorkers, Londoners, and others around the world.

City street with cars in multiple lanes and one bus.

By Jesse Boudart / On July 17th, 2019

It’s time to break up the automotive monopoly on transportation, and let cleaner, healthier, less expensive technologies take us where we need to go.

By Natasha Riddle / On May 28th, 2019

Washington, D.C. has passed the most ambitious clean energy law in the US. Now what?

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