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From NYC: Behind the scenes of the Livable Streets Network

[Publisher’s note: This story was written by Managing Editor Elly Blue during her recently concluded East Coast Tour.] Sarah Goodyear, Livable StreetsNetwork editor and community manager(Photos: Elly Blue) While I was in New York briefly, I met up with Sarah Goodyear, editor and community manager of the recently launched Livable Streets Blog Network. Billed as … Read more


TRB profile: Roads and bike paths on the reservations

[Publisher’s note: This article is a dispatch by Managing Editor Elly Blue, who recently attended the Transportation Research Board conference in Washington D.C. Read more articles from Elly’s East Coast Tour.] John La Verdure (Photo by Elly Blue) Taking a break in the lobby of the Marriott during the TRB conference, I noticed a man … Read more


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A visit to Baltimore’s Velocipede Bike Project (Slideshow)

One of my favorite stops in Baltimore was at the Velocipede Bike Project. Occupying a bright storefront in the young and hip Charles Village neighborhood, Velocipede is a collectively run community bike shop. Since July of 2006, the all-volunteer shop has welcomed members of the community to come volunteer time (or, as a downplayed alternative, … Read more


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In D.C.: The great transportation convergence

You can take a shuttle between conference venues, or a ten minute walk across this gorgeous bridge on Connecticut Ave.(Photos by Elly Blue) Washington, DC is the final stop on my East Coast Tour. I am here for the week-long Transportation Research Board (TRB) annual meeting. TRB is the big transportation conference in North America, … Read more


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Dispatch from New Haven: A look at new Complete Streets law

Whitney Avenue, shown here atNew Haven’s northern border, is ready for a Complete Streets makeover(Photos by Elly Blue) New Haven, Connecticut, which has never been known for progressive transportation initiatives, is now home to a Complete Streets law — one of only a handful in the country, and one of the most comprehensive. When I … Read more