urban living

Northwestern University
Northwestern University has launched its first student-run subscription bike-sharing program, called EO, where students pay $20 per quarter for unlimited rides and easy pick up/drop-off anywhere accessibility.

A homeless encampment in Seattle from 2018. (David Lee/Flickr)

Seattle, WA
When I leave my apartment in the Chinatown neighborhood of Seattle I see lush green trees, the VA medical building sitting atop a hill, Mt. Rainer off in the distance, and a man with all of his possessions in a rundown van. 
Potomac river at sunset.

(Skeeze/Pixabay)

The George Washington University
The Potomac Riverkeeper Network will expand its water quality monitoring and move towards a cleaner river with the acquisition of the Sea Dog boat and launch of the Swimmable Potomac Campaign.

A view of downtown Seattle from Kerry Park. (Diana Robinson/Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
"Urban resilience” is a hot term being thrown around within the environmental community. But what does it mean?
George Washington University
This is a video about transporting food into urban areas.
Traffic congestion and air pollution
George Washington University
Traffic congestion in urban cities have contributed a significant portion of greenhouse gases like CO2 to air pollution and that has direct correlation to an increase of health effects, especially asthma in children.
Monarch butterfly
Florida International University
Following your dreams is a luxury that most people never get to experience. But Susette Onate, one young girl with a dream of protecting her local butterflies, not only lived her dreams, she saw them exceed her wildest imagination.
The George Washington University
Urban heat islands are a dangerous effect of global warming, and some cities are taking action to combat it.
MPH@GW, The George Washington University
Adaptation and preparedness for extreme weather and other adverse events related to climate change are more important now than ever — but are U.S. cities ready?
George Washington University
Local startups Handy Bikes DC and Aurora Smart Technologies are striving to address safety concerns and innovate cycling in the district.

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