19 Apr '11, 4pm

Choosing a school? Here are the most bike-friendly universities

I just decided on where I will be attending grad school for my MA over the next two years. I chose the Global Environmental Policy program at American University in DC over the MS in Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management at The New School in Manhattan. When I chose the schools to which I would apply, I actually chose city first, then school. I ended up only applying to schools in DC & NYC, in large part due to their density, walkability, sustainable natures, public transportation, and proximity to other urban centers. When I was differentiating between The New School & American, I factored in a number of things, including how bike friendly the cities & campuses are, the walkability & density of the cities & areas around campus, the number of farmers’ markets & public parks, etc. I think this list falls short on those points, to some regard. While there are certa...

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