Archive for May, 2007


What Bike Friendly Looks Like

posted May 23, 2007

What “Bike Friendly” Looks Like (Bicycle Neglect #4)
Posted by Alan Durning on 05/17/2007 at 06:30 PM
What if cities had no sidewalks and everyone walked on the road? Or, for urban recreation, they walked on a few scenic trails? What if the occasional street had a three-foot-wide “walking lane” painted on the asphalt, between the moving [...]

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Individuals, states can play key roles in cutting emissions

posted May 5, 2007

By Dan Sorenson, Arizona Daily Star, May 5, 2007
As officials around the globe discuss what to do about climate change, the authors of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report and some local experts say there is work to do here, now.
“It’s easy to say, ‘I’m the small guy and I don’t count,’ but [...]

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Focus on Youth in Sustainability

posted May 2, 2007

[ Thursday, May 24, 2007; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] May 24, Thursday, from 4 to 6 pm, youth who are working toward sustainable goals will present their projects, views and vision.  Come learn what Tucson’s youth are thinking, doing, and dreaming about Tucson’s future.

Ward VI Offices.  Go east past Country Club Rd on Speedway.  Turn right at the first block after Country Club (at [...]

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On the Rise in American Cities: the car-free zone

posted May 2, 2007

http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0502/p01s03-ussc.html?page=2
On the rise in American cities: the car-free zone
Pedestrians, bicyclists, and joggers are king of the road – at least
sometimes – as more US cities ban autos from parks or designated districts. By
Daniel B. Wood | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
San Francisco – Every Saturday starting May 26 through Sept. 30,
bicyclists, joggers, and [...]

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