One woman in Lansing, Michigan has started a walking mission to explore and document every stretch of street in her city -- a total of more than 400 miles.
Feb 10, 2011 Lansing State Journal
Anthony Flint offers this list of the top ten reasons to be nice to pedestrians in 2011.
Jan 8, 2011 The Boston Globe
Steve Mouzon visually documents his walkable day-to-day life, and all the places he can get to regularly on foot from his house.
Nov 2, 2010 The Original Green
A conversation series from the National Trust for Historic Preservation asks what it would take for people to ditch their cars and rely solely on walking, cycling and public transportation.
Oct 22, 2010 Glass House Conversations
Getting kids to walk to school has been a nationwide campaign for years. But some places say it's just not safe. Some urban forms -- like that of Laguna Beach, California -- prove it.
Oct 20, 2010 NRDC Switchboard
Trails and walking paths are commonly built in suburban areas. But their mere presence doesn't automatically mean they'll be used, according to a new study.
Oct 15, 2010 Miller-McCune
Why didn't the chicken cross the road?
Because pedestrian Level-Of-Service was below "C".
Sep 22, 2010 By
Pedestrianism is on the rise in Cape Town, South Africa, where the recent World Cup has inspired more citizens to get out of their cars and put their feet on the street.
Sep 4, 2010 The Christian Science Monitor
The graph below shows the most recent USDOT vehicle-travel data covering the last 25 years. Although vehicle-miles of travel (VMT) grew steadily during most of the Twentieth Century, in recent years the growth rate stopped and even declined a little. It is now about 10% below where it would have been had past trends continued.
Aug 22, 2010 By
Designing cities for all age groups means designing places where everyone from kids to seniors can feel safe walking, according to this column. Groups in Toronto are calling on mayoral candidates to get behind that idea.
Aug 13, 2010 The Toronto Star