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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 Charles R. Wolfe / On April 29th, 2015

Santa Maria di Leuca. Photo by Charles R. Wolfe.

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 24th, 2015

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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 Charles R. Wolfe / On April 9th, 2015

Photo by Charles R. Wolfe.

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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 Ann Kinzig / On March 19th, 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. Shocks and surprises are coming, and we need to build...

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