ITDP Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
World Carfree Network , the hub of the global carfree movement.
UrbEd (Urban and Economic Development Group) is a leading independent research and consultancy firm specialising in the fields of urban regeneration, local economic development, sustainability and urban design.
International Making Cities Livable seeks to strengthen community by creating viable public places for social life in our cities will reduce anonymity, and increase grassroots democracy by returning to compact, mixed use cities based on walking, cycling, and public transport.
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.
Katarxis On Contemporary Traditional Architecture and Urbanism, a new webzine dedicated exclusively to classical and traditional architecture and urbanism.
Cyburbia: The Planning and Architecture Internet Resource Center contains a comprehensive directory of Internet resources relevant to planning, architecture, urbanism and other topics related to the built environment. Cyburbia also contains information about architecture and planning related mailing lists and Usenet newsgroups, and hosts several interactive message areas.
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 car-free universe project strengthening communities of the car-free. Introduce yourself and share thoughts about carfree living.
The Form of Cities: an Introduction to Carfree Cities - an article by J.H. Crawford in The New Colonist
Shedding Light on Alienation in the Public Realm : The case for more humane lighting of city streets.
Perils For Pedestrians A television series about problems confronting people who walk.
B.E.S.T. helps solve pollution, climate change, traffic congestion, and urban sprawl problems.
Walk to School in the UK
Living Streets covers all aspects of pedestrian welfare
"Skeletons in the closet of the Suburban Frontier" Kris Price in Terrain, Issue #4
PEZEE The movement for the protection of pedestrian rights in Athens
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.
Freesources from World Carfree Network
A Century of Suffering : The 100th Anniversary of the first person killed by automobile in North America.
Citystreets: see what pedestrian advocates are doing in New York, at this innovative and original pedestrian-oriented transportation website.
Walkable Communities, Inc. is a non-profit corporation organized to help communities of whatever size to become more walkable and pedestrian friendly.
Transportation Alternatives is a member-supported New York City-area citizens' group working for better bicycling, walking and public transit, and fewer cars.
Walk21 exists to champion the development of healthy sustainable and efficient communities where people choose to walk
Eddyburg is the site of Edoardo Salzano, former mayor of Venice. In Italian, with many links.
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.
Carfree site from Ryan Harris , a Regional Planner for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
The Thunderhead Alliance is a coalition of state and local bicycle advocacy groups.
Car-Free France (portal site)
Central London Partnership is a public and private sector partnership which takes action to make central London a better place to live, work, invest, and visit.
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.
Auto-Free Orange County is an Orange County, California volunteer organization helping people develop less car-dependent lifestyles and more pedestrian-friendly communities.
Walking in Towns and Cities - the 11th Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee
Walk + Roll Cleveland encourages people to walk and bicycle in their daily lives.
BikeAthens (Georgia) is dedicated to promoting sustainable transportation solutions for the Classic City.
Bicycle Civil Liberties Union The Bicycle Civil Liberties Union (BCLU) champions equal treatment for those who do not drive, especially bicyclists and pedestrians.
Greenways Travel Club in the Czech Republic
I Walk in My Street A Guide to Planning Successful Pedestrian Streets in New York City (PDF)
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.
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New Urban Home The New Urban Home is a sustainable, fleible, and creative solution to individualized contemporary living.
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.
The Participatory City Innovations in the European Union (including a brief history of the carfree movement)
European Greenways Association Sustaining the future on the past
Bicycle Civil Liberties Union champions equal treatment for those who do not drive, especially bicyclists and pedestrians
Reclaimthestreets.net provides links to street-reclaiming direct action around the world.
Active Living Leadership supports government leaders as they create and promote policies, programs and places that enable active living to improve the health, well-being and vitality of communities.
City of Oakland (CA) pedestrian master plan
PedNet - pedestrians and cyclists in Columbia, Missouri
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