New Transportation Coalition – Kate McCarthy

What if we could improve our children’s health and our communities’ bottom lines while increasing access to transportation options that are affordable and better for our environment? A proposed solution to those issues is just what Transportation for Vermonters, a recently launched coalition of diverse organizations, brought to the Governor’s Climate Action Commission during the November…

Living Car-Free –Millennials View the Future

Three recent college graduates discuss living car-free and their vision for a transportation future where cycling is safe, transit is frequent and places are walkable.  We asked them questions about where they want to live and what the like about their car-free approach. We start with Lev McCarthy, a 2016 UVM graduate now working as a…

Walking: The Forgotten Mode

With all the emphasis on crumbling roads and bridges we’ve lost track of the second most frequent form of transportation – one that costs little and is good for the environment – walking. Think of transportation and you don’t think of walking. But every walking trip is one less trip in the car. Here are…

Imagine: Life Without Cars

These new Swedish apartment building doesn’t have any parking spaces for the residents. Why? The Cykelhuset (“bicycle house”) is designed to substitute bikes for cars and takes the money they would’ve spent on garages and parking spaces and invests in things like cargo bikes, bike storage, and bike rentals.