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London Bikes

Bike Lanes Don't Cause Congestion

Research from Europe shows bike infrastructure doesn't add to urban traffic and can shift mode share from cars to bikes and reduce the need for solo car trips.

January 2, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

Dallas Freeways

When Cities Are Designed for Driving, Car Bans Are Not the Solution

Banning cars will not be effective as long as U.S. cities continue to prioritize transportation systems where mobility is dependent on driving.

January 13, 2020 - Brookings

Walkable Street

Envisioning the 'Soft City'

Density and diversity—where boundaries between spaces and uses are lessened—create more vibrant, livable places and more functional cities.

September 18, 2019 - Fast Company

Copenhagen Train Station

Copenhagen Strives to Be Carbon Neutral by 2025

The Danish capital has an ambitious goal to be the world’s greenest and most bike-friendly city, and it is taking big steps to make that happen soon.

August 28, 2019 - Fast Company

Copenhagen Bikes

What's Behind Copenhagen's Success as a Cycling City?

Denmark's capital is a model city in terms of biking, but the reasons that bikes rule go beyond political leadership and robust infrastructure.

August 22, 2019 - City Observatory

Copenhagen Bikes

Copenhagen Update: On-Street Auto Parking Replaced by Bike Parking

Copenhagen may have already met its bicycling goal of 50 percent of modal share for commuting, but it needs to improve the share for all trips. With less funding available, the city is pursuing low cost strategies, such as auto parking removal.

June 3, 2019 - Forbes

Copenhagen's Post-Industrial Adaptive Reuse

Danish firm COBE redesigned a former grain-storage silo in Copenhagen into a 17-storey residential apartment building with 38 units of varying sizes.

August 19, 2017 - Treehugger

Copenhagen Bikes

Looking at Copenhagen with Jealous Eyes

Copenhagen's positive attributes are clear, but how transferable are they?

July 3, 2017 - Common Edge

Port

Affordable Housing Hits the Water...In Shipping Containers

Facing a shortage of space to build new housing, Copenhagen is looking to reclaim some unused space on the water to provide floating affordable student housing in shipping containers.

October 11, 2016 - Fortune

Coachella Crowd

Can You Tell the Difference Between Real Planning Click Bait and Fake Planning Click Bait?

Pop Quiz: Can you tell these differences between the real phrases, fake phrases, and inconsequential phrases in this contest of planning clickbait?

April 1, 2016 - Planetizen April 1st Edition

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Expanding HUD’s Eviction Protection Grant Program

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New Updates on The Edge

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