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Worldwide, communities and initiatives spring up who transition to a culture of strong sustainability and harmony with the natural world. What is it that makes them tick?
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The Tipu Ake Lifecycle - An organic Leadership Model for Innovative Organisations

The Tipu Ake Lifecycle - An organic Leadership Model for Innovative Organisations | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Self help tools that nurture growth by using Living Systems Thinking in Organisations and Communities. Tipu Ake is an organic project model that helps us operate in a world of complexity, chaos, interdependency and ambiguity. It is a cyclic behavioural model that can help any innovative organisation, community, project, group, team, or even a family or individual that needs to make new things happen. It is at the the roots of lifelong learning. Tipu Ake is a form of Biomimicry - Learning to thrive in a world of complexity and inter-dependence by taking lessons from Nature

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Are Complete Streets Incomplete?

Are Complete Streets Incomplete? | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

The “complete streets” movement has taken the country by storm. Few movements have done so much to influence needed policy change in the transportation world- almost 300 jurisdictions in the U.S. have adopted complete streets policies or have committed to do so. This sets the stage for communities to reframe their future around people instead of cars.

But communities can't stop there. Complete streets is an engineering policy that, according to the National Complete Streets Coalition website, “ensures that transportation planners and engineers consistently design and operate the entire roadway with all users in mind — including bicyclists, public transportation vehicles and riders, and pedestrians of all ages and abilities.”

Getting transportation professionals to include pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users is a key first step in creating great places and livable communities. But that is not enough to make places that truly work for people — “streets as places.” The planning process itself needs to be turned upside-down...


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Stories: Actions Speak Louder… | Abundant Community

Stories: Actions Speak Louder… | Abundant Community | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Westwood Works is more of an evolving discussion rather than a movement. Perhaps it is better understood as a way of looking at things as opposed to a “civic group.”

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