Carfree Cities - the web site that goes with the book. Carfree Cities proposes a delightful solution to the vexing problem of urban automobiles.
Free Public Transit Everyone benefits - Everyone pays If public transit were free, more people would use it.
James Howard Kunstler has a site about his writing and speaking, mainly on the New Urbanism.
Detour Publications is a non-profit, on-line bookstore offering many titles on sustainable passenger and freight transport, urban planning, "smart growth," and climate change.
Auto-Free New York works to improve transit, cut car use, and remake streets for people.
Alternatives Journal offers environmental thought, policy, and action embracing current events and timeless issues.
European Youth For(est) Action is working hard to reduce the burden of traffic in Europe.
The Coalition for Alternative Transportation works to improve mobility.
A to B Magazine is dedicated to demonstrating alternatives to the car - primarily electric bicycles, public transport-friendly folding bikes and bike carraige by rail, bus and air.
The Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition is a cycling advocacy organization based in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Site includes advocacy and cycle commuting sections as well as information on the rides and touring cycling possibilities on Vancouver Island and the Canadian Gulf Islands.
EcoPlan International is an independent consulting and advisory group working with business and governments on projects, plans, and problems which are marked by rapid technological or environmental change. Founded in 1967, the work of the group is interdisciplinary and international. Assignments are more oriented to decision support than research per se. Also includes The Commons, a collaborative international undertaking created in 1994 by Eric Britton and his colleagues at EcoPlan.
The car-free universe project strengthening communities of the car-free. Introduce yourself and share thoughts about carfree living.
Bright Angel Frontier is proposing a radical restructuring of large areas of the US West that would create carfree towns by re-creating a historic Nineteenth Century infrastructure based on horses and steam trains.
The European Cyclists' Federation is the world's largest bicycle advocacy organisation with 33 sub-groups in 22 countries.
MassBike is the leading bicycle advocacy group in Massachussetts.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center image library.
Costs of Sprawl report from the Sierra Club.
Highway and Sprawlbusters at the Sierra Club - a page about reining in cars and limiting sprawl.
Perils For Pedestrians A television series about problems confronting people who walk.
Light Rail Transit Association provides a host of useful information about Light Rail Vehicles (LRV)/trams/streetcars/trolleys or whatever people are calling them this week.
Light Rail Now contains a useful collection of data for those marshalling arguments in favor of light rail and against bus systems.
The Electric Tbus Group supports the use of electric trolley buses in London.
Culture Change Committee Against Oil Exploration
The Preservation Institute includes links to transportation and development politics on the Web. Listed are groups working to limit the automobile, stop urban sprawl, and build ecologically sound cities.
Walk to School in the UK
"Sprawl: The Growing Pains of Suburban America" at Policy.com
Living Streets covers all aspects of pedestrian welfare
Transportation and City Design Land use and housing politics in San Francisco. History and politics of rail transit in Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Earth Carfree Days Collaborative (19 April 2001).
Mont Royal Avenue Verte is promoting a major carfree street in Montreal, Quebec
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition promotes the bike for everyday transportation.
"Methadone for Road Hogs" Richard Risemberg in the New Colonist on Zero Emission Vehilces... and why they don't help.
America WALKs is a non-profit national coalition of local advocacy groups dedicated to promoting walkable communities. Our mission is to foster the development of community-based pedestrian advocacy groups and to educate the public about the benefits of walking.
Citystreets: see what pedestrian advocates are doing in New York, at this innovative and original pedestrian-oriented transportation website.
Transportation Alternatives is a member-supported New York City-area citizens' group working for better bicycling, walking and public transit, and fewer cars.
Better Times Access to sustainable, simple, & frugal living.
The Atlantic Monthly September 1996 article on Celebration (the new Disney community in Orlando, Florida) is an interesting and worthwhile review of some of the fruits of the New Urbanism.
Chainguard - bicycle advocacy on line.
Car Busters Magazine helps to unite, build, and maintain the international car-free movement, and to inform, motivate, publicize and empower all groups and individuals fighting against the car's dominance and destructiveness.
The Project for Public Spaces is a nonprofit technical assistance, research and educational organization with a mission to create and sustain public places that build communities.
The Center for a New American Dream Helping individuals and institutions change the way they consume to seeks to protect the environment and enhance quality of life for all.
Alliance for a Paving Moratorium demonstrates alternatives to sprawl and petroleum dependence while fighting new road construction.
The Allderblob is an international movement for a moratorium on car advertising
The Thunderhead Alliance is a coalition of state and local bicycle advocacy groups.
Car-Free France (portal site)
Auto-Free Life explores the challenges and rewards of car-free and car-light lifestyles, tracks the real-world, out-of-pocket cost of car ownership, and examines the so-called "need" to own a car.
Resources for bike messengers worldwide - the homepage of the International Federation of Bike Messenger associations
Self-Propelled City is working on a self-propelled future for urban environments.
The Greenway is working to provide a safe, clean, aesthetic, and enjoyable place for people of all ages to ride a bicycle all year round.
Car Free Month in the San Francisco Bay Area, possibly expanding to other regions.
The Tri-State Transportation Campaign is an alliance of public interest, transit advocacy, planning and environmental organizations working to reform transportation policies in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan region.
Green and smart is the idea that public transport and walking are viable and sustainable modes of transport, and the lack of information is a significant impediment.
BikeAthens (Georgia) is dedicated to promoting sustainable transportation solutions for the Classic City.
Kevin Karplus maintains a large list of useful transportation, bicycle, and urban planning links.
Bicycle Civil Liberties Union The Bicycle Civil Liberties Union (BCLU) champions equal treatment for those who do not drive, especially bicyclists and pedestrians.
Shed Your Car Day in Freemantle, Australia, 29 November 2001
College Town Issues Issues related to student and year-round residents living and working together in college towns across the USA, especially in older, walkable neighborhoods.
EBBC (the East Bay Bicycle Coalition) is a San Francisco Bay Area organization promoting bicycling as an everyday means of transportation. The site includes a list of upcoming events in the Bay Area and back issues of RideOn, the organization's newsletter.
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Bicycle-Friendly Berkeley Coalition is the Bicycle-Friendly Berkeley Coalition. Our mission is to make Berkeley a more bicycle-friendly city
People Power bicycle advocacy for santa cruz county
Rainforest Portal Search, Inform, Debate, Act
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