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Ready for Car Sharing?

Canada. Car sharing is usually run by either for-profit operators, such as Zipcar; or by non-profit groups such as San Francisco’s City Car Share, Philly CarShare, or Chicago’s I-GO. According to a guide from City…

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The Deep Mystery of Traffic Congestion

congestion and find solutions that speak to them. End of excerpt Hannah Twaddell is President and founder of Twaddell Associates, LLC, a consulting practice specializing in community planning, public engagement, facilitation, and education. Based in…

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Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School programs are being implemented in communities across the country. Transportation planner Hannah Twaddell provides a primer on “SR2S.”…

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Our Contributing Writers

…Dale — Laurence Gerckens Beth Humstone — Ed McMahon — Della Rucker — The Segedys — Kennedy Smith — Ric Stephens — Hannah Twaddell Voices from Planning Commissioners Over the years, many other individuals have…

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Y is for Youth

…high schools and their organized sports fields. These schools became integral components of town and city centers. High-school-age children thus had after-school access (either by foot or by electric trolley car or rubber-tired bus systems)…