Alternative Transportation

An electric bicycle is shown with the legs of a human who is riding the e-bike.

Making the Case for E-Bikes

A new white paper lays the groundwork for better e-bike incentive programs.

May 24, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

D.C. Metro Bus

In D.C., Employers Will Refund Workers Who Leave the Car at Home

D.C. has passed a "parking cash-out" law that goes further than a few preexisting examples to reward commuters who leave their cars at home.

January 10, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

Dearborn Street Bike Lane

Cycling Rates Remain High Across the Country

The bike boom that began during the pandemic shows no signs of abating, according to a new report.

December 1, 2021 - Smart Cities Dive

San Francisco Muni

Climate Change Law: A Primer for Cities

A report from the Sabin Center provides a legal framework for municipal-level action on climate change policy.

November 30, 2021 - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

Dallas Bike Lane

Dallas Makes First-Ever Annual Commitment to its Bike Lane Program

Dallas is making new commitments to alternative transportation options—the latest example is found in a budget expenditure for several bike lane projects.

November 16, 2021 - The Dallas Morning News

Venice Beach Pedestrian and Bike Path

What Is Micromobility?

Micromobility is an umbrella term encompassing a variety of small, generally low-speed vehicles and conveyances that can be electric or human-powered and privately owned or part of shared fleets.

October 29, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

The East Bay Bike Lane runs along the water in Rhode Island.

Lessons From Past Bike Lane Controversies Rarely Inform Present Debates

History repeats itself with the political controversies created by bike lanes.

October 19, 2021 - The Boston Globe

A single bike rider wearing a mask rides along a waterfront in Portland, Oregon.

Can Portland's Bike Boom Outlast the Pandemic?

"Anytime the city does something to dramatically improve streets for people and limit car access...it’s hard to take them back."

August 13, 2021 - Oregon Public Broadcasting

D.C. Metro Station

Bus Rapid Transit, Bike Lanes Under Consideration in Alexandria, Virginia

A complete streets makeover is taking shape for Duke Street in Alexandria.

July 5, 2021 - ALX Now

Phoenix Bike SHare

Bikelash Wins in Phoenix

Neighborhood opposition overwhelmed a plan to reduce the number of vehicles lanes on North Central Avenue to make space for a new bike lane, despite evidence of the benefits of the proposed street reconfiguration.

June 22, 2021 - Phoenix New Times

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

Affordable Housing: Principles for Changing Domestic and Global Markets

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.