Getting to 2100

 

Getting to 2100

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29 July 2013

What’s green, located in East Portland and only accessible by cycling or walking? Hint, it may become Portland’s second community conceived and created park)…
Volunteers clean up! (source: Gateway Green) Volunteers clean up! (source: Gateway Green)

23 May 2013
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IMG_1716Very sweet. Today, the Oregon Federal Highways Administration director, Phil Ditzler, met me for coffee and brought along this nice plaque and a letter from FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez. Such a nice thing to do!

22 May 2013
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Men’s Health Magazine released a study naming Portland, Oregon as the most active city in America. And why? (hint: its not the number of gym hours.)…

14 May 2013
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‘In 10 years, there will be less automobility,’ Jason Henderson, a geography professor at San Francisco State University, said in a recent interview. ‘It’s a simple limit to resources.’

And the sooner San Francisco [Portland and every other city, too] starts preparing for that, the better off the city and its residents are going to be.”Package delivery, Kyoto style Package delivery, Kyoto style

5 April 2013

Empire of the Automobile is a mini documentary made by BiciCultura of Santiago Chile. Includes the interesting data that recent studies by the Chilean Environment Ministry found that 70% of noise in Santiago is caused by traffic. And that more deaths come from auto-originating pollution than from traffic crashes (about 4,000 per year).

5 April 2013
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Vanguard Conference 2013 Vanguard conference June 10-12 | Cleveland, Ohio Vanguard, an annual conference hosted by Next City and held this year in Cleveland, gathers the country’s best and brightest urban advocates. Applications are due by April 26, 2013. Selected participants will be notified by May 1, 2013. The Vanguard class will be publicly announced […]

26 March 2013

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What would happen if we decided to tax the burning of fossil fuels–gasoline, natural gas, coal–and gave back the money to businesses and individuals as rebates on their income taxes?

8 October 2012
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Here’s video from the talk Elly Blue and I gave on bike economics at the Fifth National Urban Cycling conference in Mexico this year. Click to check it out!


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