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By Richard Willson / On June 15th, 2015

  Last month, I gave a parking management presentation to a community group in Silver Lake, a neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles. They told me they had the worst parking problems in the city. If I had a penny for every time a community group told...

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By Meghan Bartels / On May 22nd, 2015

Today is the first day of our summer e-book sale! All Island Press e-books are $4.99 on our site and at major electronic retailers until May 29th. With more than 600 e-books included, you can find...

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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 May 1st, 2015

Jan Gehl's work has helped make Copenhagen a city designed at the human scale.

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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 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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By Alliance for Biking & Walking / On March 23rd, 2015

Editor's note: The Bicycle Transportation Alliance was a partner on our Bike to Work promotion last year, so we're particularly pleased to share this update on their work from the Alliance for Biking & Walking. Stay tuned for further...

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By Meghan Bartels / On March 20th, 2015

Lightweight interventions and bold public art brought new life and attention to Boston's underwhelming Rose Kennedy Greenway. Photo by Mike Lydon.  

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By Robert Brown / On March 12th, 2015

An early model of Google's self-driving car.

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