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Lessons from Cities Pioneering Clean Transportation

Electric buses deliver important health and environmental benefits. Early adopters, however, have had to overcome technological and economic hurdles. Case studies from six electric bus...

Oct 10, 2019 Report

As I recently waited in a crumbling subway station for an overcrowded train, I couldn’t help but consider finding another way to work - like...

Oct 4, 2019 Blog Post

What will it take to spark Copenhagen-style public demand for bike-friendly streets in U.S. cities?

Aug 29, 2019 Blog Post

Sometimes it might seem as though we need to scrap it all and start over. But while much of America’s current infrastructure is environmentally threatening...

Aug 22, 2019 Blog Post

On July 1, Boston’s public transportation agency, the MBTA, instituted a 6% fare increase. While the hike had been approved back in March, two crippling...

Aug 21, 2019 Blog Post

Major road construction projects are usually met with warnings of “carmageddon” and nightmarish visions of suffocating bottlenecks. But while our gut instincts tell us that...

Aug 16, 2019 Blog Post
The Environmental Benefits of a Compact and Connected Boulder

Boulder, Colorado is an environmentally conscious city with a problem: The city's lack of housing has contributed to most of its workforce living in surrounding,...

Aug 8, 2019 Report

We don’t just need more walkable cities, more efficient vehicles, zero-carbon fuels, or viable alternatives to the one-car-per-adult system. We need all of them. And...

Jul 19, 2019 Blog Post

In The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs argues that there are two kinds of people in the world: “foot people” and...

Jul 15, 2019 Blog Post

The evidence is clear. So why the disconnect between the climate change-fighting rhetoric of political leaders and their continued love for big highway widening projects?...

Jun 21, 2019 Blog Post

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