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Transition US has published its annual review, highlighting our accomplishments and detailing our metrics from the 2017 calendar year. Enjoy!


The following story is the second installment in a new series we’re calling "10 Stories of Transition in the US." Throughout 2018, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Transition Movement here in...

In The News

David Templeton, Sonoma Index-Tribune on August 04, 2016

Marie Goodwin, Personal Mycology on March 19, 2016

Jeanette Origel & Sarah Byrnes, Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition on May 05, 2015

Joe Piasecki, The Argonaut on December 03, 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.

Global Transition

Our guest editor, Ruth Cross, shares with us her longstanding letter project POST PRESENT FUTURE and why there remains something deeply intimate about the act of writing a hand-written letter, particularly when it is a letter to your future self, a self we might not often dare to imagine.The post...

The truth is that Jim made a practical choice.  He had bought something he could afford.  He wasn’t a pretentious jerk, a privileged snob, a hyper-critical college know-it-all, or a buffoon with delusions of grandeur.  He was a hard worker who needed reliable transportation to get to and from work.

Transition Voice

One of the biggest things the world can do to slow climate change is to cut greenhouse gas emissions from burning oil, coal and natural gas. As of 2013, the energy sector accounted for 72% of global greenhouse gas emissions. So, you can stop cutting down all the trees in the Amazon or Indonesia,...