New study shows that walkable urbanism will provide "an economic foundation for the US economy"
New study shows that walkable urbanism will provide "an economic foundation for the US economy" : TreeHugger
For One Day of Protest, Every City Belonged to Its Pedestrians
For one day, every city belonged to its pedestrians.
The Insanity of American School Drop-Off – space wasted as a parking lot cum dropoff lane; no sidewalks or bikeways to let *anyone* come in any other way except by car; 45 minutes of this twice a day; just calculate how much gas is *wasted*, too, and how much pollution spews into the air because of this. Augh.
An 1934 article 'Why Blame the Motorist always?' about the threat that pedestrian are to motoriest. Interesting historical perspective on how roads stop being spaces for pedestrians.
walking is not a crime
London's Bike-Share Tutorial (Video Animation)
With 570 stations and around 8,000 bikes, London's bike share programme is a great resource, but if you've never used a bike-share before, it can be a tad intimidating. That's why the 4-minute video primer above was a great idea. It explains when bike-share is useful, how to get a membership, what not to do with your bike, how to handle a bike that needs repair, etc.
Long Commutes Are Sucking the Life Out of You: Shortening Yours by 20 Minutes Could Save Your Health
I need to cut down my commute time. It's killing me. Literally, according to this infographic.
It can be challenging, but sometimes fun, to learn how to bring sustainable transport to cities. Photo by Michael Newman/Flickr.