January 14, 2014
by MoreRecycling
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Take a bike ride with Amsterdam’s former mayor, Job Cohen (video)


Job Cohen is a Dutch politician. From 2001 – 2010, he was the mayor of Amsterdam, and its citizens endearingly call him ‘Job’. Continue reading

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August 28, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Cool corner! Montreal intersection shows how to be cyclist and pedestrian-friendly (video)


Friend of TreeHugger Clarence Eckerson was on vacation in Montréal recently, on what else but a bike ride to get ice cream when he discovered a cool spot at the corner of Fairmount Avenue & Rue Clark. Continue reading

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August 9, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Why every bike needs a bell

When you ride a bike in a city, you need a good bell. This should go without saying, but I’m still surprised by how many cyclists I meet here in New York that use a bell. Continue reading

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July 19, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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The Tour de Work: fun video on bike commuting in Australia

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
As I write, Chris Froome, Alberto Contador, the immensely appealing Nairo Quintana and the indefatigable Richie Porte are mere days away from completing the 100th … Continue reading

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October 11, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Take a virtual bike ride around Winnipeg in this super-fun video!

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
I don’t know whether she used a helmet cam, handlebar cam or somehow juggled her own personal video-making machine while riding, but this is fun, es… Continue reading

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November 28, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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The importance of legacy to sustainability

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
When we think of “sustainability,” we usually are considering the viability of a place or action into the future – as my friend Steve Mouzon puts… Continue reading

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November 11, 2011
by Adrian Martinez
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Mayor’s Road Rehabilitation Plan Appears to Be A Good Idea

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Environmental Justice, Santa Monica, California
I was very pleased to read the David Zahniser and Ari Bloomekatz piece in the LA Times yesterday about the Mayor’s plan to fast track street imp… Continue reading

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October 12, 2011
by Amanda Eaken
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Team NRDC and Climate Riders Overcome Adversity to Promote Sustainable Transportation, Solutions to Climate Change

Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Sustainable Communities, San Francisco
Over the last week, I had the remarkable opportunity to participate in Climate Ride – a 5-day, 320-mile charitable bike ride from Eureka to San Francisco. Team … Continue reading

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September 22, 2010
by Kaid Benfield
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Mapping a walkable lifestyle – the web of daily life

 
At the top of this post is a marked satellite photo indicating the locations of sustainable architect Steve Mouzon’s house and, a few blocks away, his office, both in Miami Beach.  A walking route between the two is also indicated.
S… Continue reading

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