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Here’s The Infographic Your Gas Station Really Doesn’t Want You To See

We’ve all heard that our climate is going crazy and that carbon emissions are a huge part of that. But how much carbon can we emit before all hell breaks loose? What will happen if we emit more? What exactly will “all hell” entail? You can find the answers to these questions (and more) below. […]

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European Union’s SAIL consortium: bringing on the future

The nations and waters of the North Sea comprise the modern world’s most intensive sail transport environment. For those readers and sailors who have cheered on the Tres Hombres schooner-brig, and noted the creation of numerous sail transport projects here and there, the big eye-opener in terms of united international resolve can now be revealed: The European […]

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Walking the Car or Driving your Body?

Here is a very inspired article about walking in our mechanized world… You can  find the article in pdf format here: (Walking the Car or Driving your body) for a more convenient reading. Enjoy the walk… I LIKE TO WALK AROUND outside because life in a box gets dull. I walk wherever I can, on streets and sidewalks […]

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Time’s Up! Disaster Relief Project

TIME’S UP! has been leading sustainable disaster relief efforts in the Rockaways since the day after Superstorm Sandy. We have organized weekly group bike rides to deliver food, clothing, and medical supplies from Occupy Sandy hubs in Brooklyn to free distribution centers in Far Rockaway; secured and delivered donations of bicycles and trailers to be […]

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Cycling Visionaries Awards – Launch!

The Team of Velo-city 2013 Vienna is happy to launch the Cycling Visionaries Awards. The Cycling Visionaries Awards highlight new ideas to evolve cycling cultures around the globe. The programme seeks to support young individuals from different backgrounds and cultural contexts engaged in the evolution of cycling as key to the future of urban mobility. Award […]

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WCN Open Letter to European Comission on International Rail Cuts

Berlin, 7 December 2012. As new rail timetables come into effect across Europe this Sunday, the World Carfree Network has issued an open letter to the European Commission warning of the increasingly drastic cuts to EU cross-border passenger rail services, and calling for immediate action to maximise rail’s potential and reach the EU’s own transport […]

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They’re De-paving a Parking Lot and Putting up a Paradise

PARK(ing) Day: Want fifty shades of green, not fifty shades of grey? On Friday 21st September, Manchester Friends of the Earth is inviting people to join with citizens in cities around the world who will be temporarily transforming metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of international “PARK(ing) Day” [1]. […]

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Carism and Social Injustice

Carism During the past century in the West, the automobile has dominated all other forms of transportation. Despite the fact that the automobile does not serve all citizens equally, authorities protect the automobility system as a way of life. They support auto-oriented land use and transportation design, subsidize automobile and trucking industries, and enforce laws […]

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Young American Shift Away from a Car-driven Culture

Souce: http://www.fibers.com/main/new-american-transit-infographic

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Put your Best Foot Forward

Take part in the Great British Walking Challenge If you’re looking to lose weight, get fit, make new friends or explore your local area, then national charity Living Streets has an idea for you. Why not take part in its Great British Walking Challenge? The challenge, which lasts the whole month of May, is free […]