Pedestrians

If you build integrated walking and bicycling networks into a community’s transportation system, will people use it? That’s what Congress wanted to know nearly a decade ago when it established the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program.
Jun 25, 2014   Federal Highway Administration
That's what Janette Sadik-Khan said New York is striving to do on their streets, speaking last week at a two-day conference at Harvard.
Sep 23, 2011   ASLA's The Dirt blog
Hunter College researchers Peter Tuckel and William Milczarski find that over half of New York's injuries occur in the City. While injuries outnumber previous estimates, writes Noah Kazis, their severity is still no match for those involving cars.
Sep 21, 2011   Streetsblog New York City
The doubling of car traffic in the past 20 years in Mumbai has created a transit culture that has become dangerous for pedestrians. More than 44 percent of Mumbai citizens walk to work, and 78 percent road fatalities are pedestrians, a study finds.
Aug 9, 2011   The Times Of India
Seattle has been named one of the nation's safest p[laces to walk or bike. But some question whether that success will translate into any further improvements in bike and pedestrian infrastructure spending.
May 26, 2011   Publicola
<em>Grist</em> points to a new series of blog posts offering step-by-step instructions on how to get a crosswalk installed in your neighborhood.
Apr 15, 2011   Grist
This slideshow from <em>Grist</em> takes a tour of the top ten cities in the world for walking.
Mar 18, 2011   Grist
Neighbors across the country are clashing over whether or not to build sidewalks in their neighborhoods.
Mar 10, 2011   The Wall Street Journal
Some researchers say that crowded sidewalks in cities like New York are contributing to "sidewalk rage".
Feb 26, 2011   CBS
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
New stats showing an increase in pedestrian deaths from automobile accidents have brought attention to urban design issues. But the Wall St. Journal's automotive critic places the blame squarely on the pedestrians themselves.
Jan 26, 2011   Grist