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Cities, Towns, Transport

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Dutch School Bus is a Bicycle Built for Ten Dutch School Bus is a Bicycle Built for Ten
by Kate Malongowski
An eco-friendly bicycle bus harnesses the pedal power of kids.
Jason F. McLennan: Bringing Buildings to Life Jason F. McLennan: Bringing Buildings to Life
by Kim Eckart
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Designing the world’s greenest building standards.
A Vending Machine—for Bikes A Vending Machine—for Bikes
by Jennifer Kaye
In Minneapolis, two entrepreneurs invented a new way of bringing bike-repair tools to cyclists on the road.
Green Jobs Calling Green Jobs Calling
by Madeline Ostrander
The citizens of two cities are finding the customers, finances, and skills to put together green jobs.
Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It Best Job in the Neighborhood—And They Own It
by Susan Arterian Chang
How worker co-ops are expanding despite the rust-belt economy.
The Carbon-Neutral City The Carbon-Neutral City
by Richard Conlin
“Seattle becomes one of the first city governments in the world to declare that the goal of being carbon neutral is desirable, realistic, and attainable.”
Four Reasons We Need Less Gas Four Reasons We Need Less Gas
by Lester Brown
These days, Americans are driving less. What that means for the future of our oil dependence.
Can Households Help Create a Carbon Neutral City? Can Households Help Create a Carbon Neutral City?
by Richard Conlin
In Seattle’s quest for carbon neutrality, what role do personal actions play?
Lessons from a Surprise Bike Town Lessons from a Surprise Bike Town
by Jay Walljasper
How snowy Minneapolis beat out Portland for the title of best bike city in America.
Get On Your Feet For Moving Planet Day Get On Your Feet For Moving Planet Day
Video: Join us—and 350.org—in the global movement to move beyond fossil fuels on September 24, during No Impact Week.
A Bikeshare Success Story A Bikeshare Success Story
Who says Washington never gets anything right?
Film Review: Carbon Nation Film Review: Carbon Nation
by Robert Mellinger
Take a trip across the United States to find out who is developing low-carbon solutions.
Smart Transit By Choice Smart Transit By Choice
by Richard Conlin
Richard Conlin: Green urban travel shouldn’t be about guilt trips or prohibition, but about making the good choices easy.
Philadelphians Paint the Town Philadelphians Paint the Town
How art healed and united troubled communities in the City of Brotherly Love.
Detroit: A New American Frontier Detroit: A New American Frontier
by Aaron M. Renn
For those seeking out an alternative vision of urban success, with new and innovative ideas about what the city of tomorrow should be, Detroit may offer the ultimate arena.
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