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In honor of National Bike Month and Bike to Work Day, Island Press is celebrating the power and the freedom of cycling.

Why are some downtowns in trouble while others are thriving? And what does it take to ensure a healthy future for the heart of America’s cities?

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We turned to some of our authors to find out—What do they think will be the most pressing climate change issue in the next 50 years? Why?

Before we can create vibrant, sustainable urban areas, we need to understand what naturally happens when people congregate in cities.

Jeff Speck is an urban designer and author of several books on urban mobility. In this session, Jeff brings in concepts from his new book ...

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Our first nest of the day is a little farther out from town than most, and on a large lot next to an equestrian training center. To us, the immediate habitat looks more suitable for a red-tailed hawk than a red-shouldered hawk, but we’re not...

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The considerable social, economic, and environmental costs of suburban sprawl have been widely reported, but suburbs hold new potential for the 21st century. As ground zero for some of the most disruptive changes stemming from accelerating wealth...

Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quickly—and the costs are becoming ever more apparent. The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins, sprawling suburbs, a failure to stem traffic congestion,...

In an era rocked by climate change and other large-scale disruptions, our cities must be resilient to survive and thrive. But what does that mean, exactly? What characteristics do resilient cities share, and what can be done to cultivate them? How...

In this webinar, panelists Stephen Goldsmith (Center for the Living City), Mike Lydon (Street Plans Collaborative), and Erin Barnes (ioby) discuss Jaime...

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