More than 600 cities around the world have bike-share systems. This new guide from the International Transportation and Development Policy reviews international best practice in bike share. The guide focuses on the five top factors that determine whether a bike-share system thrives: station density, bikes per resident, coverage area, quality of bikes, and easy-to-use interfaces for checking out and paying for a bike.Learn More:
This collection of 25 essays from Kaid Benfield of the Natural Resources Defense Council offers a guide for both development and redevelopment of America's cities. The book explores topics as diverse as "green" housing developments that are no such thing, the tricky matter of gentrifying inner cities, and why people don't walk much anymore.Learn More:
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