May 13, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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More proof that bike lanes boost business

A study by New York’s Department of Transportation showed that bike lanes improved retail sales by 49%. Continue reading

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May 3, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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What good, grassroots advocacy for complete streets looks like

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
I took a tour of Miami Beach this morning.  No, not in person (though I wish), but via the wonders of Google Earth.  And I didn’t see South Beach, … Continue reading

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September 10, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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How communities can support walkability and be recognized for it

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
I recently came across two fantastic resources for making communities more walkable.  One is a program, the other a compendium of highly useful educational an… Continue reading

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August 28, 2012
by Luke Tonachel
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Strong Clean Car and Fuel Economy Standards Finalized, Here Are the Details and Numbers…

Luke Tonachel, Vehicles Analyst, New York City
Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized new automobile standards that reach the equivalent of 54.5 mpg in 2025. Let&rsquo… Continue reading

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December 1, 2011
by Deron Lovaas
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A "Green Lining" Emerges As We Deleverage Out Of Debt

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
I just read a sobering, informative book about the great recession we’re mired in at present – Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures … Continue reading

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December 1, 2011
by Deron Lovaas
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A "Green Lining" Emerges As We Deleverage Out Of Debt

Deron Lovaas, Federal Transportation Policy Director, Washington, D.C.
I just read a sobering, informative book about the great recession we’re mired in at present – Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures … Continue reading

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March 2, 2011
by Colin Peppard
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U.S. Driving Rates Are Up… But For How Long?

    
Auto use in the U.S. plunged during the record high gas prices we saw a few years ago. But driving has been steadily creeping back up, and the Department of Transportation announced today that American’s drove about 3 trillion… Continue reading

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