05 Aug '11, 2pm

The 15 Most Walkable Cities in America: Using New Urbanism principles, the group America Walks has updated its W...

The 15 Most Walkable Cities in America: Using New Urbanism principles, the group America Walks has updated its W...

America's most walkable cities are also among America's most sustainable cities, its healthiest and most prosperous communities and its happiest places. Where people live in proximity to shops, schools and jobs, and where sidewalks and other pedestrian pathways create safe attractive environments, walking is a way of life. There are fewer fuel-burning vehicles, less pollution, more commerce, higher property values and, often, more parks and outlying open spaces preserved for posterity. There are community gathering points for farmers' markets and outdoor entertainment. Plus, people use their legs to do more than switch from the gas pedal to the brake. That's why when it comes to sustaining the quality of the environment, the biggest gains often come from improving inner cities. America Walks has recently updated its list of America's Most Walkable Cities , to highlight the...

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New data on walkable neighborhoods, cities

New data on walkable neighborhoods, cities

switchboard.nrdc.org 01 Aug '11, 1pm

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The 5 Best Cities to Land a Green Job

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thedailygreen.com 06 Aug '11, 5pm

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Top 10 Most Walkable Cities In America #transportation via @Care2Green

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care2.com 24 Jul '11, 4pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Aug '11, 6pm

Researchers at Boston University have been measuring the ebb and flow of carbon dioxide emissions on different days of the...

Net zero living in a walkable neighborhood

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grist.org 30 Jul '11, 11am

Historic photo of Matt and Kelly Grocoff's house. Photo: Kelly & Matt's Net Zero House Cross-posted from National Resource...

Latin America Sees Boom in Luxury Lodging Market

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justluxe.com 02 Aug '11, 7pm

Recent openings and renovations in the Latin American luxury lodging market may prove that certain destinations always tho...

Seeing cities as the environmental solution, not the problem

Seeing cities as the environmental solution, no...

switchboard.nrdc.org 09 Aug '11, 1pm

For a long time, America’s environmental community celebrated wilderness and the rural landscape while disdaining cities a...

Bees are struggling everywhere, but ironically ...

grist.org 03 Aug '11, 5pm

Bee populations are struggling everywhere, but ironically they may be better off in cities than in the countryside. Why? B...

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors – A Big Part of America’s Energy Future?

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors – A Big Part of ...

cleantechnica.com 06 Aug '11, 2pm

America’s nuclear power renaissance has been just around the corner for years, it seems. Even though 20 percent of all U.S...