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Green Groups to New York City: Drop Dead

Marielle Anzelone | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Marielle Anzelone

Why does urban biodiversity matter at all? Because according to the UN, for the first time in human history more people are now living in cities than rural areas. The planet is urban. When people experience nature, that nature will be urban too.

Portland's Bicycle Revolution Started with a Lawsuit!

Rex Burkholder | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green
Rex Burkholder

We had won much more than getting bicycle facilities on these few streets in one town in Oregon. Our victory set off a wave of building bicycle facilities throughout the state.

All Aboard! Abandoned Railroad Tracks Gain New Life as Green Trails

Adrian Benepe | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Adrian Benepe

In cities large and small across the nation, there are efforts to transform abandoned rail lines, including some that are elevated or even below street level, into parks and trails.

America's Best City Bike Paths

The Active Times | Posted 07.19.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

Although they lag behind their European counterparts, American cities are becoming more and more bike-friendly. A growing number are launching bike sharing schemes -- New York and Chicago being the latest -- and bike lanes continue to grow in mileage nationwide.

Oklahoma State Senator Aims To Block Non-Binding Sustainability Resolution

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Oklahoma has introduced legislation seeking to block the implementation of United Nations Agenda 21, the international o...

John Celock

Agenda 21, UN's Sustainability Measure, Banned By New Hampshire House

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives voted Wednesday afternoon to ban implementation of policies connected to the United Na...

The Unnamed Bicycle Column: A Cultural Shift

Keith Brown | Posted 06.06.2012 | New York
Keith Brown

The bike ride recently organized by the mayor of a small central New Jersey town was emblematic of a cultural shift, a national movement toward embracing so-called "alternative'' modes of transportation.

New Orleans City Park Won't Lose Green Space As It Develops

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

City Park in New Orleans has mostly recovered from Katrina's wrath in 2005, and is building attractions to generate greens fees, entry tickets, concession sales, catering and equipment rentals to cover its operating expenses.

Matt Sledge

House GOP Takes Aim At Safe Routes To School, Mass Transit

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

Two House committees voted on Thursday and Friday to eliminate federal funding for a program that creates bicycle and pedestrian paths for children go...

Rand Paul Anti-Bike Lane Plan Takes Big Hit

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican senators failed Tuesday in their third effort in less than two months to eliminate federal money for bike paths, walking trai...

A Summer of Bicycle-Focused Transportation Policy for Chicagoans

Renee Patten | Posted 12.10.2011 | Chicago
Renee Patten

Chicago is an ideal city for riding a bicycle. It's flat, people are generally respectful of other users of the road, and there are alternative options for commuting if you get stuck in the rain.

On the Waterfront: A New Park Rises in Brooklyn

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

There's so much new public space in NY that even a tourist magnet as big as the City can afford to let the public know about some of its new gems.

WATCH: Boulder Bridge Washed Out By High, Fast Waters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LANDER, Wyo. (AP) -- Rain and a spring heat wave that is quickly melting mountain snowpack have sent rivers rising in west-central Wyoming to record ...

Portugal's New Bike Paths (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Armstrong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We just stumbled across an awesome bike concept: Portugal has taken the functional and made it beautiful. Instead of the arrows or stick figures you m...

No, Seriously: Republicans Don't Get It

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Investment in bike paths will not only improve our economy, and take our country in the right direction for the future; it is exactly the kind of investment the American people want.