former public transportation ombudsman for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, author of Carfree Cities (2000) and Carfree Design Manual (2009), publisher of the Carfree Times newsletter, and urban planning consultant

“Mark Cramer’s lively book, Old Man on a Green Bike, is a pleasure to read. His dogged pursuit of a car-free life is inspiring and serves as an example for almost anyone almost anywhere who wants to tread lightly on the planet while simultaneously improving personal quality of life.”