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#citydata: Ten facts about cities, part 6

In the sixth installment of the series, Sustainable Cities Collective brings us a discussion on city planning and public transit. They question the investment possibility of More...

A Google street view for bike lanes, now available in San Francisco and New York

Jessica Leber writes in FastCoExist.com about Cyclodeo, a Dutch startup aimed at providing cyclists with real-time conditions on bike routes. Using a combination of legwork and More...

The shift to complete streets

Shannon Leahy writes on the SustainableCitiesCollective.org about the complete streets movement, a policy initiative to change America’s roadways. She discusses Barbara McCann’s book on the subject and More...

4 ways cities benefit from bus rapid transit

Robin King writes in the SustainableCitiesCollective.com about the uses of BRT – Bus Rapid Transit – and the ways it is being used to improve More...

The future of transport is about sharing

In the SustainableCitiesCollective.com, Justinien Tribillon discusses the concept of bike sharing. This recent trend has gone global, and it has become a part of the third great More...

Walking back to happiness

Based on the findings of a recent study, Glenn Vowles at the Sustainable Cities Collective argues that walking (and creating walkable communities) should be a higher priority More...

Who should pay for urban infrastructure?

There’s no doubt: investing in urban infrastructure is a steadfast approach to growing local economies.  But who should bear the brunt of these costs? In More...

Your rush-hour commute as an animated cartoon

A new data visualization called Dots on a Bus has turned transit data from San Francisco, Zurich, and Geneva into an amusing and accessible animation. The data More...

A gorgeous, floating, glowing bicycle roundabout for a lucky Dutch town

The Dutch city of Eindhoven recently opened an innovative roundabout system, called the Hovenring, for cyclists and pedestrians. The new roundabout was built as a solution to traffic More...

Infographic: Who’s using alternative modes of transportation?

Historically, federal and local governments have continually invested in new highway infrastructures based on the assumption that driving would increase steadily. But as gas prices More...