Tag Archives: Livable cities

Amsterdam Worldwide First: A Cycling Mayor

Tracy Metz (LF '07) reports on how cities are taking cycling seriously, with Amsterdam setting the pace. Urban cycling is all the rage in cities nowadays. For tourists it’s a fun way of seeing the city, for locals in cities … read more

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Loeb Video Profile: Gísli Marteinn Baldursson

Gísli Marteinn Baldursson is the Loeb Fellowship’s first talk show host. He’s also a bicycle warrior who’s been mounting a crusade against urban sprawl and in favor of urban densification in Reykjavík. He successfully campaigned to scrap a planned superhighway … read more

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Peter Park: Helping Cities Happen Well

Peter Park (LF ’12 and GSD design critic in urban planning and design) leveraged his Loeb Fellowship to make the leap from the public sector to consulting and academia, including teaching at the GSD. He talks about his work and … read more

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Team Better Block in Somerville

Curious about how Team Better Block works its magic? Incoming Loeb Fellow Andrew Howard invites you to join the fun this month in Union Square, Somerville, Mass., for classes in community interventions and a culminating celebration on May 31. It … read more

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Ian Lockwood Joins Toole Design Group

Ian Lockwood (LF ‘12) has joined Toole Design Group as Livable Transportation Engineer, continuing his leadership role in progressive transportation policy and urban design. Lockwood’s many challenging projects throughout the country have leveraged sustainable transportation solutions to make cities better … read more

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Nurturing the Intentional City: Gil Kelley Heads to San Francisco

Gil Kelley (LF ’10) is headed back to San Francisco to become director of citywide planning, where he will oversee urban design and planning policies as well as long-term plans for the city’s future. They’re feeling pretty lucky to get … read more

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