Letters

pen-letter-glassesLetters to the Editor

Letters are welcome via e-mail to editor@ecoplan.org or alternatively  as a Comment if  you wish to address a specific article.

We invite reader comments:

  • Supporting or opposing a stance taken by the publication.
  • Responding to another writer’s letter to the editor.
  • Commenting on a current issue being debated or considered by a governing body – local, state or national. Often, the writer may urge elected officials to make their decision based on his/her viewpoint.
  • Drawing our readers’ attention to news, ideas and concepts that have worked well in other places and that our readers might do well to consider.
  • Remarking on materials (such as a news story) that have appeared  previously here. Such letters may either be critical or praising.
  • Correcting a perceived error or misrepresentation.

Letters can be either (a) intended for publication or (b) treated as direct communication Bob  Ayres or the editor. Unless the latter is indicated specifically, we assume that all letters to the editor are intended for publication.

Letters must be no more than 500 words maximum and we appreciate it if you can keep them to 150 words or less. Shorter letters are more likely to appear in the Letter’s column. The editor reserves the right to abbreviate the text as required to ensure readability

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Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Britton is an American political scientist and sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest book, "BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transport to Your City" focuses on the subject of environment, equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions. A pre-publication edition of Better Choices is currently undergoing an international peer review during Sept.- Oct. 2017, with the goal of publication in English and Chinese editions by end-year. If you wish to participate drop a line to BetterChoices@ecoplan.org .

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