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By Laurie Mazur / On January 13th, 2016

I was late for an appointment, sitting in traffic on one of the major arteries out of Washington DC. It was miserable, barely moving traffic of the kind that makes you whimper with frustration as yet another green light turns yellow, then red, as you...

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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 Laurie Mazur / On July 29th, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. It’s ...

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 26th, 2015

Vancouver is a leader in ecodesign. Photo by Larry Beasley.  

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 19th, 2015

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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 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 Laurie Mazur / On May 12th, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. It’s ...

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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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