Pedestrians

A post on Ars Technica digs into the complicated world of pedestrian modeling and identifies a culprit in the problems with existing models: indecisive people.
Jan 28, 2016   Ars Technica
The provincial government has taken draconian measures on jaywalkers in an effort to curb pedestrian injuries and fatalities.
Jan 23, 2016   BuzzFeed News
A new app called Walc makes navigating while walking easier to do. Even more ambitiously, Walc aims to make it easier to make the choice to walk, rather than drive.
Dec 18, 2015   Fast Coexist
Everyone seems to do it, in fact you may be doing it right now, but beware the injuries that await from distracted walking.
Dec 13, 2015   New York Times - Well
Blog Post
Oslo's new red-green city government alliance is out to save the world, and banning cars from the inner city by 2019 is part of their plan. The Green Party delivered an earth-shaking election this September, steamrolling their way straight into City Hall. Blog Post
Dec 6, 2015   By Erling Fossen
A retailer in Liverpool has installed a new 'fast track' pedestrian lane outside its store to separate the slow from the hurried.
Nov 6, 2015   CityLab
San Diego quest to find solutions to repairing damaged city sidewalks continues, with home and business owners potentially facing liability for trip-and-fall accidents
Oct 3, 2015   Voice of San Diego
Innocent until proven guilty—unless you're a pedestrian in the court of opinion.
Sep 17, 2015   Streets MN
Blog Post
Many communities around the country participate in the annual bicycle and pedestrian count project, held September 14-20, sponsored by the Institute of Transportation Engineers Pedestrian and Bicycle Council and Alta Planning and Design. Blog Post
Sep 2, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
While they're currently in vogue, streetcars are only worthwhile if they can be a viable option for local residents. Unfortunately, this is rarely how the systems are designed.
Jun 29, 2015   ULI Urban Land Magazine
Culminating an effort launched in 2007 by the Bloomberg Administration, the public will now be able to walk between the Bronx and Manhattan on the High Bridge.
Jun 10, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC