Greening the Capital "By-Cycle"
Greening the Capital "By-Cycle"
Image via Casey Trees YouTube channel. While Washington DC’s annual Cherry Blossom festival draws in crowds from all over the world, most of the year the city’s foliage goes relatively unnoticed. Casey Trees, a local non-profit, is finding creative ways ...
Now Hiring! TheCityFix.com Seeks Bloggers
Now Hiring! TheCityFix.com Seeks Bloggers
Photo by Thomas Hawk. Now that Noah is gone, we’ll need a few more bloggers to keep TheCityFix DC going! We’re happy to recruit volunteer writers all year long. If you want to get paid, consider applying for TheCityFix fall ...
GOOD Video: Transforming Cities with Bike Sharing
GOOD Video: Transforming Cities with Bike Sharing
GOOD magazine and 3rd Generation Prius teamed up for their Roadmap to Harmony project to produce this video about B-Cycle, a bikesharing service in Denver, Co. that we’ve already mentioned here, here, and here. The premise of the video is ...
Bixi Lands Boston, London: Game-Changer for Public Bikes?
Bixi Lands Boston, London: Game-Changer for Public Bikes?
London and Boston made big announcements this week, both naming Montreal's Public Bike System – known as Bixi (shoft for "bicycle taxi") – as their preferred bike-share provider. Could Bixi's foray onto the world scene be a game changer for public-use bicycles?
Immigrants and the Future of Sustainable Transportation
The Eden Center in Falls Church is the center of D.C.'s Vietnamese community. Photo by mj*laflaca.
Joel Kotkin and his website New Geography can be frustrating—Kotkin can be an apologist for sprawl—but they can also be invaluable. That latter quality was on full display today in Prof. Ali Modarres’ expert breakdown of census data showing that ...
From the 'Burgh to the Beltway
Statues of Guyasuta and George Washington stare each other down on Mt. Washington. Photo by meironke. I make no apologies for being from the greatest metropolitan area in the country. Living in Pittsburgh absolutely infuses every part of my thought ...
Happy Trails
Photo by annamatic3000.
Three months ago we launched TheCityFix DC, the first local blog in TheCityFix’s network. It’s been quite a lot of fun writing for it but, as they say, all good things must come to an end. It’s finally time to ...
Bringing SeeClickFix to D.C.: Join Us!
Bringing SeeClickFix to D.C.: Join Us!
TheCityFix DC talks a lot about how we’d like to see D.C. change. We’re also committed to making sure that your voices get heard. That (and the similar names!) is why we’ve teamed up with SeeClickFix to try and spread ...
SeeClickFix Releases iPhone App
SeeClickFix Releases iPhone App
Reporting problems in your neighborhood has become even easier, thanks to SeeClickFix’s new iPhone app, released today. You can download the app for free from Apple’s store. Then, with the power of GPS, report and comment on issues, and upload ...
What Does it Mean to Be Smart? CityWiki Wants Your Input
What Does it Mean to Be Smart? CityWiki Wants Your Input
We wrote about Smarter Cities before, here and here, explaining how the new Web site ranks U.S. cities across categories like transportation and water quality, and also offering suggestions for how NRDC, the creators of the site, should “rebalance its ...