Manuel Araujo

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Bike Futures shows Tassie the (cycle)way

On 5 July about 100 engineers, planners, designers, researchers and decision-makers from local and state government, private business and the …

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Technology Gives Form and Face to a Forgotten Place

<i>In 2008, the world became mostly urban, when for the first time, more people lived in cities than rural areas. That year, we also crossed an</i> …

Across America, public transit improves quality of life. High-frequency public transit fuels job growth, eases traffic congestion, and provides …

Will Portland Lose its Status as America's Bike Commuting Champion?

BikePortland's news editor, Michael Andersen, writes that according to the latest Census' American Community Survey estimates, the city's bike …

Census: Portland biking stalls for fifth year while other cities climb

Source: Census American Community Survey. Image by BikePortland.<p>Portland’s hard-won status as “America’s bike capital” hasn’t looked less secure …

Can Urban Forests Save the Planet?

Planting trees on a massive scale may be what it takes to fix the environmental damage being caused by climate change…at least according to some …

Living Near Good Transit May Make You Happier

The dangerisation of cycling?

Several years ago, Jonathan Maus of Bike Portland began his crusade to excise labels such as “cyclist” from the vocabulary of cycling …

New Law Requires Drivers To Stay 3 Feet Away When Passing Bicyclists

<b>SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP)</b> — Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he has signed legislation requiring California drivers to stay at least 3 feet away when …

Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes

Transportation Systems That Do More Than Move People

The Metro do Porto in Porto, Portugal, and the Northeastern Urban Integration Project in Medellín, Colombia, just won Harvard University Graduate …

Dangerous intersections in Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles is taking steps to make 53 dangerous intersections safer for pedestrians and cyclists. As a first step, the city will install …

1200 Buildings Program sees Melbourne tower receive $7 million green upgrade

The City of Melbourne has signed a $7 million environmental upgrade agreement that will see a landmark Melbourne office tower retrofitted under its …

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California becomes first state to regulate ride-sharing apps

<b>Update 2:00 p.m.:</b> L.A.'s transportation department says it will enforce new regulations on ride-sharing companies.<p>“The department will enforce the …

When It Comes to Streetcars and Economic Development, There's So Much We Don't Know

Confronting the Rise of Suburban Poverty

The “typical” suburban family with two parents and 2.5 children is long gone—if it ever existed. Now, a new book from the Brookings Institution …

How to Design a City for Women

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A Big Thank You to the 2013 Los Angeles Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Volunteers

The LADOT Bicycle Program would like to thank the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC), Los Angeles Walks, and all the volunteers who helped …

Bus Rapid Transit Spurs Development Better Than Light Rail Or Streetcars: Study

Bus rapid transit, in which buses in dedicated lanes perform like rail lines, can not only spur development, but can do so far more efficiently than light rail and streetcars, according to a study due out later this month from the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.<p>“Both BRT and …

How students benefit from taking transit to school

JP is one of many students who rely on Metro to travel to school and around the region. Photos by Cris Liban/Metro.<p>Although Metro has programs to …

It’s not the suburbs, it’s mid-late 20th century urban design, planning, engineering, and architecture

By onSeptember 9, 2013 in Suburbia<p>American urbanists like to criticize “the suburbs”, but this isn’t really fair. The suburbs are just a place, like …