Cities large and small in the U.S. and around the world are providing people with a new transportation option: public transit by bike.
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The media gets it just desserts for going over the top on New York’s new bike share program (not that I’m not a great fan of it).
For the first time since World War II, Americans are driving less—and young people most of all. In a comparison of the transportation habits of 16-34 year olds in 2009 to those in 2001, a new report by U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group finds that young people in 2009: Traveled 23% fewer “vehicle miles”; […]
Don’t let the title of this great, underread essay by Thoreau deceive you. It is about walking, yes, but walking as a way of being in the world. Within the beautiful, meandering 19th-century language is a breathtakingly radical vision.
A green living columnist for environmental organizations in her spare time, Sheryl Eisenberg wrote This Green Life for NRDC from 2004-2014 and previously wrote Greentips for the Union of Concerned Scientists. In her "real" life, she designs websites with her firm Mixit Creative for environmental groups and other non-profits and small businesses.