blockitecture leaderboard

Complete Streets

Walker wants to do away with Wisconsin's 2009 "complete streets" law and add a $25 retail tax to anyone purchasing a bike. Could this be because his re-election opponent was a former Trek Bicycle executive, or is he just anti-bike?
23 hours ago   The Cap Times
Douglas Hausladen, New Haven’s transportation director, envisions building complete streets quickly through a fail-fast approach.
Feb 23, 2015   CityLab
Placemaking is an overused term and under-comprehended subcategory of the urban design and planning fields. Howard Blackson explains what it means and how it has evolved in his own career.
Feb 11, 2015   UrbDeZine
Blog Post
The terms "good, better, and best" are often used to describe planning and design alternatives. Complete streets policies provide some of the clearest examples of how the powers that be choose from this spectrum in enacting changes to the built environment of their communities. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By James Brasuell
One town in Georgia recently conducted a public opinion poll finding that most of its 19,000-plus citizens support reduced speed limits on all city streets.
Jan 16, 2015   Decatur Metro
A planner makes the case for lower its speed limits in an unlikely city.
Jan 5, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Tanya Snyder writes of the results of the 2014 "Streetsies Awards," based on the votes of Streetsblog readers.
Jan 5, 2015   Streetsblog USA
Planners in San Francisco are working on a complete street redo of a key corridor through the SoMa neighborhood that will connect downtown, Mission Bay, and the Central Waterfront.
Dec 5, 2014   Socket Site
Dan Reed examines the Green Line in Minneapolis near the campus of the University of Minnesota as a case study of how transit can improve streets.
Oct 31, 2014   Greater Greater Washington
Principal investigator Marc Schlossberg and co-investigator John Rowell, of the University of Oregon, have complete a guide to help communities of all varieties realize the benefits of complete streets.
Oct 7, 2014   Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium
A new cross-disciplinary report cites 32 case studies to offer practical solutions for integrating trees into civic spaces and surface car parks.
Oct 2, 2014   Trees in Hard Landscapes: A Guide for Delivery