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The Automobile, The Elevator and The World Bank

Roger Gorham of the World Bank kicked off last week’s Annual Sustainable Development Network panel on sustainable transport with a quote from Frank Lloyd Wright, “The outcome of the city will depend upon the race between the automobile and the elevator—and … Continue reading

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Biggest Climate Change Rally in History

Aysha Rüya Cohen is an experienced professional in transit and land use with ties to the United States and Eurasia. Follow her @AyshaRuyaCohen.  An estimated 50,000 people from the United States and Canada marched together in freezing temperatures and through … Continue reading

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The Very Definition of Access

When CJ Craig (aka, Allison Janney) mentioned in The West Wing, “When I move back to Los Angeles, I am going to do a lot more walking.” The retort was obvious, “Yes, Los Angeles, known for being a pedestrian nirvana.” … Continue reading

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A Neighborhood By Its Cover: SoMo

In the latest issue of Harper’s, a published correspondence between South African author, J.M. Coetzee, and New York novelist, Paul Auster, converged upon -of all things- place making through place naming. Auster waxes poetic about Manhattan, claiming the anonymous connotation … Continue reading

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Happy Hour + K Street

The characters of “The Ides of March” bandy about ‘making a million a year on K Street’ post campaign stint. I, however, feel that K Street provides the great leveler between the lobbyist and the young person alike: libations. Join … Continue reading

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How to Box Your Bike at LA Union Station in 18 EASY Steps

This is a re-post from The Path Less Pedaled and was written by Russ Roca. I admit, the title is a bit of hyperbole, but not by much. We’ve taken our bikes on Amtrak from LA Union Station several times … Continue reading

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Bike Lanes, Advocacy and the Silver Spring Civic Center

L & 15th Streets NW Last night pilut joined the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) for a night of driver & cyclist outreach at the crux of the 15th Street NW cycle track ( a bi-directional cycle highway that goes from … Continue reading

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