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Designing Peace Through Transportation — The Context of Rio+20

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Feb 2, 2012 Forum on Peace through Transportation A Joint Project of the WPI (Wholistic Peace Institute) and KOTI (Korea Transport Institute) So what exactly does Peace have to do with transportation?  (Fights on the Max … Continue reading

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A green tailgate in the land of orange and white

By Mike Ellis independentmail.com October 8, 2011 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY — It’s built to be an inviting front “porch” to be pulled out at Clemson University football games. It can be compacted down to a width of two-and-a-half feet so it … Continue reading

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Transit as Catalyst for Improved Quality of Life

By Marcus Nobel unitedearth.us Jan. 4, 2012 This video shows how transit is a catalyst for positive change in the community, creating walkable mixed-use neighborhoods around station locations. It was created for Kansas City Public Television as part of their … Continue reading

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Bike sharing boosts fitness, environment, study suggests

BY KATE KELLAND REUTERS AUGUST 6, 2011 Public bicycle sharing schemes such as Barcelona’s Bicing program or London’s Boris Bikes save lives and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study released Friday. Bike schemes are becoming increasingly popular in … Continue reading

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PEDALING FOR A CAUSE: Students see Keene as a model

By Kyle Jarvis The Keene Sentinel [New Hampshire] July 11, 2011 For a group of college students pedaling around the Granite State on bicycles to raise awareness about climate change, Keene is apparently a model community. New England Climate Summer … Continue reading

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Santa Monica High School Students Inspire Thought About Environment

By Susan Cloke SANTA MONICA MIRROR JULY. 3, 2011 Charlotte Biren and Jenna Perelman have been thinking about the natural environment and preparing to be environmental stewards since their elementary school days. They shine with confidence in their understanding of … Continue reading

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Bike-Share Schemes Shift Into High Gear

Josie Garthwaite For National Geographic News Published June 7, 2011 Hold onto your helmets, city dwellers. It’s the summer of bike sharing. Around the world, cycle-hire operators are rolling out bicycles that were tucked away for the cold and rainy … Continue reading

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Thousands of Cyclists Pedal Out for Opening of Bike Lane in Jakarta

May 22, 2011 Jakarta Globe by Dofa Fasila Cyclists riding down a freshly painted bike lane which stretches 1.4 kilometers along Jalan Mahakam from Ayodya Park in South Jakarta to Melawai on Jalan Iskandarsyah. Governor Fauzi Bowo called on all … Continue reading

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East Portland Sunday Parkways: Family & Community

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor bikeportland.org) on May 22nd, 2011 at 6:26 pmSunday East Portland did a stellar job kicking off the Sunday Parkways season. The weather held up for the most part, with just a light drizzle hitting just before … Continue reading

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