Español | English Once the main transportation network, many cities in the US were formed around railroad tracks. Nowadays, what was once a sign of economic prosperity has become out of place in a growing city. Many railways now serve as passageways for occasional freight movement or have been abandoned completely. The result? A cut right through the city with negative … [Read more...] about Is it time to take the train out of town?
Co-authored with Winston Von Engel, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Español | English … [Read more...] about Downtown makes you smarter. Learning from Las Vegas
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In aspect and basic design, electric bikes, or e-bikes, do not differ from the traditional two-wheel, human-powered bicycle. E-bikes simply add a nifty feature to the centuries-old crank technology: a rechargeable, battery-powered motor that supplements pedaling speed for the rider in need, whether on a steep hill or during a particularly long-ride. E-bike users in Buenos … [Read more...] about Electric Bikes in Latin America: A Sustainable Transport Alternative?
English | Español Photo by Payton Chung A year ago, I claimed in this blog that local action can help create the diversity of approaches that we need to overcome the challenges of a changing climate. So it is about time now to provide some evidence for how such innovation can thrive in cities. While there might be many examples for transformational … [Read more...] about Citizens can make a difference