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Frugal A study by researchers at Lund University and University of Queensland applied Copenhagen's cost-benefit analysis to determine whether or not new ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 02:18 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
A new 18 year long study of 18,000 commuters as subjects finds that driving to work is detrimental to our individual well-being as wall as detrimental to our collective well being. Walking or ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2014 at 08:35 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I've been meaning to write this for weeks, but I keep getting sidetracked thinking, "stupid things drivers do will get me killed one of these days!" And while I still maintain that the foremost ...
by Tracker
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 05:55 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
I want to tell a story of my excitement and joy of riding a stationary bicycle. No, really…quit laughing, there is joy riding the bike. One slow morning at the gym where I am employed, I was ...
by Steven Park
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support series for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. We avoid ...
by anodnhajo
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu May 22, 2014 at 08:03 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Yes, for some of us bike season is all year. But for many, this is the time of year you bring out the bike, lube it up, and get back out into the fresh air. And many who don't have a bike ...
by Tracker
Comment Count 95 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 06:17 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
GUS (Gave Up Smoking) is a community support series for Kossacks in the midst of quitting smoking. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. We avoid ...
by anodnhajo
Comment Count 120 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 07:43 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
My mom and stepdad live in a small village between Lindau and Wangen in the Allgäu region of South Germany, not far from the Swiss and Austrian borders. It's a long story of how they settled in ...
by citisven
Comment Count 153 comments on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 182 Recommends
OK, so unlike last week's SNLC, 3CM doesn't have the privilege of diarying proceedings about a given a national (fill-in-the-blank) day until the day after the event (typical loser, that 3CM). ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat May 18, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
So my last diary was a little depressing; this one is a smidge more cheerful. I am fortunate to live in an area with so many beautiful trails dedicated to get you walking or riding your bicycle ...
by klompendanser
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 07:30 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Burning the Midnight Oil for Living Energy Independence crossposted from Voices on the Square Back in April, Hope Yen was on the Huffington Post with Sprawling Suburbs Growth Falls To ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
This guest post is by Jesse Prentice-Dunn with the Sierra Club's Green Transportation Campaign. Next Saturday, June 30, the law funding our nation's roads, bridges and transit systems will expire ...
by Ann Mesnikoff
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 12:20 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Riding a bike is-to some including myself- the best way to get around a city. I live on my bike. But- recent events have reminded me that I've been pedaling sans helmet again- and that's really ...
by codylyon
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Jun 15, 2012 at 06:22 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
This is Part 2 of my trip last week to Vancouver, B.C. to meet up and exchange ideas with some of the leading thinkers in sustainable urban design and planning. ( Carless in Vancouver, Part 1: Boots ...
by citisven
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 03:26 PM PST with 37 Recommends
A few of days ago I arrived in Vancouver, B.C. for a week of urban planning and playing. On the official schedule are presentations about leading practices in resilient urban systems, a workshop to ...
by citisven
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 09:25 AM PST with 56 Recommends
An editorial note: As will be seen, the slur in the title is in quotations for a reason, were not the author's in origin but were 'thrown' out at me in an incident (after the fold). My ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 11:53 AM PST with 28 Recommends
My wife and I travelled from DC-land to to NYC to celebrate our 18th anniversary. We happened to be on the Brooklyn Bridge when Occupy Wall Street took ovr the bridge. We were part of a bike tour ...
by danoland
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Oct 01, 2011 at 06:54 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
A week after Car Free Day in Bangkok, where several thousand folks joined in a ride & rally (see pictures below), we had Moving Planet!
by B Amer
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Sep 24, 2011 at 03:41 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Here's some good news - it seems that we are using 157,000 less barrels of gasoline every day this year as compared to last year. And here's the bad news:
by Ann Mesnikoff
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Sep 15, 2011 at 10:55 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
While trains, electric cars, and other non-internal-combustion-engine of transportation cause partisan fights and get high news coverage, there's a quiet revolution happening right under our noses. ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 12:02 AM PDT with 44 Recommends