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Egleston Square is a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, straddling the borders of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain (JP) in the city of Boston. High condo prices and even higher rents are pushing long-term...

In The News

Orion Kreigman, On the Commons on October 08, 2014

Interview with Maggie Fleming, Co-Director, Transition US, Northwest Earth Institute on September 30, 2014

Diana Donlon, Huffington Post on September 27, 2014

Chris Helms, Jamaica Plain News on July 17, 2014

Press & Media

Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, support, training, and networking for Transition Initiatives across the United States. We are working in close partnership with the Transition Network, a UK based organization that supports the international Transition Movement as a whole.  If you are a member of the press we would welcome the opportunity to arrange an interview with a member of the Transition US team.

Featured Blogger

Joanne Poyourow is an author, an educator, a gardener, and a community builder. Joanne brought the ideas of the international Transition Movement to Los Angeles.  She is one of the founding members of the Transition Los Angeles city hub which is preparing local communities for the changes coming with global warming, peak oil, and economic contraction.


Transition Los Angeles supports action groups in many local communities within the greater Los Angeles area. It is perhaps the largest metropolitan area in the world that is working with Transition ideas.

Transition Culture

It would be fair, I think, to say that Transition was slower to take off in France than in some other European countries, but it now feels well underway.  This evolution has been greatly aided by the recent publication, by Editions du Seuile, of the French edition of The Power of Just Doing...

Jon tells us about mission-aligned investing, reforming philanthropy, making our work fun, and more...

Transition Voice

Photo: ⋯ L I Z ⋯/Flickr. Garrett Hardin was a lad who not only thought a lot, but could also think well. I recently discovered a Hardin book I had not heard of, The Ostrich Factor: Our Population Myopia (1998). Hardin was an interesting blend of an ecological conservative, and a growth-hating...