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Charles Montgomery

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Painting the Town Happy

How one Portland 'hood urban-designed a happier, closer community. Excerpt from a new book.

By Charles Montgomery, 13 Dec 2013


TransLink Smackdown

New plan puts power in wrong hands: mobility experts.

By Charles Montgomery, 13 Mar 2007


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The Mayor Who Wowed the World Urban Forum

Bogota's Enrique Peñalosa's happy 'war on cars.'

By Charles Montgomery, 23 Jun 2006


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Inside the World Urban Forum

DAY THREE: Poorer nations suffer for our excesses.

By Charles Montgomery, 21 Jun 2006


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Suburbia's Worst Enemy

Peak oil doomsayer James Howard Kunstler on the mega-impact here.

By Charles Montgomery, 12 Jun 2006


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Wake up, Vancouver!

'Dialogue of Cities' aims to deliver creative jolt.

By Charles Montgomery, 30 May 2006


Confessions of a Polar Bear Killer

My travel guilt, and how I deal with it.

By Charles Montgomery, 14 Dec 2005