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By John Mayson | The complete collection of Carfree Times from carfree.com. Republished here with permission from J. H. Crawford.

December 2014

Roxanne Warren has written a comprehensive examination of rail and its supporting infrastructure, urban planning, energy, and social effects as they …

Urbanization

October 2014

Carfree Day celebration in Kathmandu
2014 Shail Shrestha

Feature Article

Growing a Carfree Day Event

By Dristy Shrestha and Shail Shrestha

The …

June 2014

View of the Kathmandu Valley choked in dust and pollution
2014 Shail Shrestha

Feature Article

Before I Leave Kathmandu

By Shail Shrestha

It had been some …

Environment

April 2014

News Bits

The photographs below were taken in late 2013, all within 30 kilometers of Bhaktapur.

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Environment

December 2013

News Bits

All the photographs below are from the Kathmandu Valley. Most are from the city of Bhaktapur, soon to be the home of the Carfree …

General Strike

September 2013

Mount Lavinia Beach on a weekend
Photo: Udan Fernando

Feature Article

How cars squash livability

A South Asian example

By Debra Efroymson

While parts of …

Transportation

June 2013

A car-lite street in the Bairro Alto, Lisbon
2013 J.H. Crawford

News Bits

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Climate Change

March 2013

Venice
2012 J.H. Crawford

News Bits

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Thanks to all who …

Climate Change

November 2012

Chalk
©2012 Robin Bassett

Feature Article

From Rickshaw to Car as Culprit

Changing Newspaper Coverage of Traffic Congestion in Dhaka

By Debra …

Environment

September 2012

A typical view of the rolling hills in southern Piscataquis County
©2012 J.Crawford
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Feature …

Transportation

May 2012

Mount Katahdin, Maine
©2011 Lisa Adkins

Feature Article

Piscataquis Village

By Tracy Gayton

A group of Maine residents is mounting an effort to create a …

Walking

March 2012

Bergen, Norway, a pedestrianized area three blocks long in the center of the city
©2011 Karen Sandness

News Bits

The articles I consider most important …

Transportation

December 2011

Scientists are investigating the connection between air pollution and an array of health effects. In the Los Angeles region, recent research has …

Environment

September 2011

Museumplein, Amsterdam
©2011 J.Crawford

News Bits

Methane Hydrates Are Really Dangerous

The massive extinctions that occurred 200 million years ago did …

Transportation (Canada)

June 2011

Feature Article

Pedestrian Improvements in Dhaka: Attempting the Impossible?

By Debra Efroymson

For those who enjoy quixotic causes, trying to improve …

Transportation

March 2011

News Bits

Hansen Demands Carbon Tax

James Hansen has become increasingly frantic about the dangers of climate change. The threat is dire, and the need …

Environment

December 2010

Revolting Quote of the Decade

"I can't support bike lanes. How many people are riding outside today? We don't live in Florida. We don't have 12 months …

Transportation

September 2010

News Bits

Temperature anomalies for June 2010
Red indicates hotter than normal.
NOAA

Hottest June

June was the hottest June ever recorded worldwide and …

Climate Change

July 2010

Siena, Italy
One of the cafés on the central square.
©1998 J.Crawford

Cafés

We round off the "sidewalk cafés of Europe" theme in this issue. You could …

Environment

March 2010

Budapest
This friendly city has many fine outdoor cafés.
©2005 J.Crawford

Cafés

We continue the "sidewalk cafés of Europe" theme in this issue. …

Environment

November 2009

Budapest
This friendly city has many fine outdoor cafés.
©2005 J.Crawford

Cafés

The sidewalk café is a great boon to city dwellers, especially when no …

Transportation

September 2009

News Bits

The Charles Bridge, facing the Old Town, Prague
©2006 Mark Fleischmann

Let Them Cut Emissions

George Monbiot recently published a column …

Transportation (UK)

June 2009

News Bits

Roder Lane with Markus Tower in the background
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
©2007 A. Fox

Copenhagen Conference

The recent climate change …

Environment

February 2009

The Masdar district, now under construction in Abu Dhabi, can reasonably be seen as the world's first purpose-built new carfree city. The nation has …

Transportation

December 2008

A Century Ago

We continue our tour of cities from a century ago, as seen through the eyes of photographers of the day. Their images are scattered …

Environment

September 2008

We'll spare you the 200 adjectives we could list about how transformational it was, for it was beyond anything on the printed page. The general …

Environment

May 2008

Salzburg
©2002 J.Crawford

Interview

Cars Are Driving Us Nuts

We drive ever longer distances in order to satisfy the same needs

An interview with Hermann …

Transportation

February 2008

Venice
©2005 J.Crawford

The Smaller Squares of Venice

This issue carries some photographs of the smaller squares in Venice. This series will continue …

Walking

November 2007

Campo Francesco Morosini, Venice
©2005 J.Crawford

The Larger Squares of Venice

This issue carries some photographs of the larger squares in Venice. I …

Environment