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Break Your Automobile Addiction!

Today’s post is written by our guest blogger, Nick Bravos of goDCgo.  goDCgo is an initiative of the District Department of Transportation that is designed to help reduce congestion and improve air quality in our nation’s capital through the promotion of sustainable transportation modes. In addition to encouraging the use of trains, buses, bikes and … Continue reading

Make September a Car-Free Month!

Great News!  The Energy Information Administration recently reported that Americans are using less gas on a monthly basis than ever in recent history (since 2007 in fact!)  Though we are still consuming 124,000 barrels of oil a day, we are in fact far below the 8.5 million barrels of oil we consumed each day in … Continue reading

An Ode to Bicycles

“I think [the bicycle] has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives a woman a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. The moment she takes her seat she knows she can’t get into harm unless she gets off her bicycle, and away she goes, the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood.” … Continue reading

Redefining Vision

I recently read this article while at work.  As I was reading it, I found myself imagining all the things it mentioned.  What would it look like if all of these things happened in my city? What if all the streets were turned into green spaces with small lanes on the sides for bikes? What … Continue reading