Alternative Transportation

A research study finds evidence of the positive psychological effects of walking and biking to work, joining a quickly growing body of academic research supporting multi-modal lifestyle choices.
Sep 23, 2014   The Washington Post
With London's proposed SkyCycle and Copenhagen's successful Cykelslangen, are elevated cycletracks a viable transportation solution?
Sep 4, 2014   ASLA The Dirt
In a recent Huffington Post article, F. Kaid Benfield of the Natural Resources Defense Council breaks down some of the barriers for walkability in the United States.
Sep 4, 2014   Huffington Post
Andy Singer reviews the new Complete Streets Design Manual Draft for the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Aug 23, 2014   Streets MN
To connect the South Waterfront area with the rest of the city, Portland is building a multi-modal bridge accommodating tram lines, streetcars, light rail lines, bicyclists, and pedestrians, but not automobiles.
Aug 20, 2014   CityLab
French companies attempt to boost bike commutes by paying employees who cycle to work.
Jun 8, 2014   Reuters
A recent article by Sommer Mathis fills a void in supportive arguments for alternative forms of transportation: giving people more and better options not to drive, especially while drunk, is a massive public safety issue.
Jun 5, 2014   CityLab
A sixteen-year old teaches skateboarding to low-income youth as a viable means of transportation and for community building in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
May 31, 2014   Sustainable Cities Collective
Montgomery County, Maryland—located immediately to the north of Washington D.C.—is embracing the trend of driving less while opting for other forms of transportation.
Apr 25, 2014   Greater Greater Washington
Gabe Klein says cities can do a better job providing mobility by focusing on the sticks and carrots of transportation—improving transportation options and creating disincentives to driving, respectively.
Apr 24, 2014   Atlantic Cities
A recent article explores the promise—and potential pitfalls—of new technology to support the growing popularity of urban pedestrianism.
Mar 25, 2014   FutureStructure