If doctors designed communities, says the American Lung Association in California, there would be a lot less sprawl and a lot fewer people driving cars.
Capital Bikeshare is the largest such program in the United States to date. Maybe someday, it'll be as popular as the ones in Europe. Hey, we can hope.
You can now sprinkle hand-harvested salt from San Francisco Bay on your food -- if you dare.
Recent research suggests that the simple act of walking to school can reduce children's stress levels and improve their lifetime cardiovascular health. So why don't more parents do something to make it possible?
In this new Streetfilms video, some of New York's freshly minted women bikers explain why traveling on two wheels is so liberating. And so damn fun.
Today is PARK(ing) Day. In some 140 cities around the planet, humans are taking back some space from cars, using parking spots as mini parks where they play games, do art projects, or just sit and chat.
Energy efficient mortgages are a potentially transformative tool that rewards homebuyers with well-sealed houses, on the thinking that if your heating and cooling bills are low, you'll have more money to make mortgage payments. A new guide can help you get one.
The world's cities -- home to more than half of the human population -- are leading the way to a low-carbon future.
Stephen Carr wanted his street in suburban Virginia to be safer. He lobbied the state to have a speed hump installed. He was successful. And it may have gotten him killed.
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