Better safety and multimodal ease are not the only benefits offered by complete streets. According to this report, on the average they pay for themselves and then some.
Yesterday ASLA The Dirt
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently planning a significant realignment of 1-45, which runs downtown. The plan could remove an elevated portion of the highway known as Pierce Elevated.
Yesterday Houston Public Media
Big questions remain about how Dallas will address preservation controversies in the future. Meanwhile the past hangs in the balance.
Yesterday The Dallas Morning News
A suburban city in the East Bay Area will allow commuters to use a new app that links their smartphones to traffic lights.
2 days ago San Jose Mercury News
The legislature passed the seven-cent increase on April 11, the final day of the legislative session. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter signed the bill on April 21, also increasing registration fees by $21. On April 1, the bill had been considered dead.
2 days ago Northwest Public Radio
A survey finds that increasing numbers of Americans did not participate in any physical activities in the last year. At least one feature of the build environment—access to school gyms—is blamed.
2 days ago The Wall Street Journal
There are still a few days left to celebrate National Park Week, which runs from April 18-26.
2 days ago Los Angeles Times
Meet the new plan; it's not like the old plan.
2 days ago Capital
Many Trek bikes produced in the past 15 years could be subject to a recall, after three crashes resulted from an open quick release mechanism on the front wheel coming into contact with the disc brake.
2 days ago New York Daily News
Following on research findings produced a year ago, AARP announced the release of its Livability Index earlier this week at the APA National Planning Conference.
2 days ago Reverse Mortgage Daily