Why Do Sustainable Transport Innovation Flourish in Some Places and not in Others? (Discovery Society)

Mike Hodson and Andrew McMeekin The current organisation of transport systems in the UK, as in many other Western countries, is widely seen to be unsustainable. According to the Committee on Climate Change [this issue: Viewpoint Hudson], CO2 emissions from domestic transport accounted for around 25% of total UK CO2 emissions in 2013. What, then, would…

The Do-It-Yourselves Downtown (ILSR.com)

By Olivia LaVecchia, PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 23RD, 2015 The intersection of Central and Lowry Avenues in northeast Minneapolis is bustling. On the northwest corner is a trifecta of local businesses: A bike shop, a cooperative brewery, and a bakery, in buildings with eye-catching exteriors of rough-hewn wood and silvery porcelain bricks. The neighborhood grocery coop is…