Category: Sustainability

  • Another City is Possible – Cars and Climate

    Another City is Possible – Cars and Climate

    In this piece, we discuss the intangible costs of mass driving, the Alternatives to car ownership, and the Solutions emerging from the American Cities Climate Challenge. We also touch on transitions to sustainable mobility. These solutions are changing the way we think about cities’ future. Indirect costs of mass driving Although they are often overlooked, […]

  • Bicycles, Transit, and the Last Mile

    Bicycles, Transit, and the Last Mile

    In many cities, the “last mile” – the last leg of a journey from transit to home or work – is the most complex and least efficient part of the commute. This is often because transit stops are located at the edge of neighborhoods with less density and fewer destinations. As a result, people often […]

  • Flat Iron Bike Acquires huntingtonbicycleclub.org Domain

    Flat Iron Bike Acquires huntingtonbicycleclub.org Domain

    Flat Iron Bike, a leading provider of information on all things related to cycling, has announced the acquisition of the domain huntingtonbicycleclub.org. This website is dedicated to providing comprehensive information on cycling for both novice and experienced cyclists alike. Flat Iron Bike’s articles on the website cover topics such as choosing the right bike, learning […]

  • Another City is Possible: Cars and Climate

    Another City is Possible: Cars and Climate

    Cars are a major contributor to climate change. In fact, transportation accounts for nearly one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. And while it’s true that we’re seeing more electric cars on the road, they still make up less than 2 percent of all vehicles. The good news is that there are […]

  • Sustainable Transportation in Freiburg

    Sustainable Transportation in Freiburg

    As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, cities are facing the challenge of how to provide efficient and sustainable transportation options for their residents. Freiburg, Germany has become a leader in sustainable transport solutions, with a three-pronged approach that involves restricting car use, providing effective alternatives to cars, and regulating land use. Sustainable Transportation in Freiburg […]