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GMF Webinar Recording: Lessons from Europe on transit priority and livable streets

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Hot Off the Press – my GMF fellowship report gets published

I was thrilled to find the final published report in my inbox this morning.  After months of culling through notes and photos, processing a sea of thoughts, and navigating multiple rounds of edits, it feels good to have a polished … Continue reading

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Livable Streets Presentation at Velo-city Cycling Conference

Velo-city Global, the world’s premier international cycling conference, held in Vancouver, BC (June 2012) offered the ideal venue for me to cap off my fellowship research by presenting it to planners, engineers, academics and advocates from cities across the globe.  Click … Continue reading

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Podcast: European Cities Provide Blueprint For “Livable Streets” In Portland

In 8 Minutes Or Less: European Cities Provide Blueprint For “Livable Streets” In Portland In this GMF podcast, Urban and Regional Policy Program Assistant Casey Kuklick interviews Denver Igarta, urban planner for the city of Portland, about his GMF fellowship … Continue reading

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Making Residential Streets More Livable

The following are links to a presentation (slides and audio) on European lessons for creating livable residential streets that I compiled as an Urban and Regional Policy Fellow for the German Marshall Fund.  Presentation: Livable Streets Where People Live (and audio … Continue reading

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Lessons from World-Class Bicycling Cities

The prezi (slides) and audio from my presentation at the Feb 16th Portland Bureau of Transportation Bicycle Brown Bag are now online. What’s so great about world-class bicycling cities, anyway?  PBOT planner, Denver Igarta, spent the month of November meeting with planners, … Continue reading

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ECF asks, Is Munich Europe’s Next Amsterdam?

European Cyclists’ Federation – Is Munich Europe’s Next Amsterdam? A Threefold Increase in Cyclists. A recent article in one of Germany’s most respected daily newspapers, the ‘Sueddeutsche’, has shown that cycling has almost tripled since 1996, from 6 % to … Continue reading

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