October 5, 2011, 7am PDT
With over 8 million people sharing the streets and sidewalks of New York City, there is bound to be a clash between transportation modes. Who's to blame? Lyndsey Scofield says that there is bad behavior on all sides.
October 4, 2011, 11am PDT
A crosswalk in Little Rock, Arkansas is forbidden to pedestrians from 6am to 6pm every day. Tim McKuin asks, what's the deal?
September 23, 2011, 11am PDT
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.
September 21, 2011, 6am PDT
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.
Streetsblog New York City
August 9, 2011, 8am PDT
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.
May 26, 2011, 6am PDT
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.
April 15, 2011, 7am PDT
<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.
March 18, 2011, 10am PDT
This slideshow from <em>Grist</em> takes a tour of the top ten cities in the world for walking.
March 10, 2011, 7am PST
Neighbors across the country are clashing over whether or not to build sidewalks in their neighborhoods.
February 26, 2011, 1pm PST
Some researchers say that crowded sidewalks in cities like New York are contributing to "sidewalk rage".
February 10, 2011, 10am PST
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.
January 26, 2011, 2pm PST
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.
January 21, 2011, 12pm PST
The Governor's Highway Safety Association released a report citing an uptick in pedestrian fatalities in the first half of 2010 and speculates on all sorts of reasons for this except poor road design.
Greater Greater Washington
January 8, 2011, 9am PST
Anthony Flint offers this list of the top ten reasons to be nice to pedestrians in 2011.
January 5, 2011, 11am PST
A new road safety bill up for consideration in Washington would increase rules and regulations for motorists and cyclists.
January 3, 2011, 10am PST
Pedestrian-oriented shopping streets can be key to making communities more livable, particularly when they are well designed, managed and strategically connected to networks of public trans
December 21, 2010, 9am PST
San Francisco, one of the nation's most walkable cities, has one of the country's highest rates of pedestrian deaths.
December 19, 2010, 5am PST
The Seattle Department of Transportation has released a map of all pedestrian deaths in the city, offering clues about where additional attention is needed.
November 25, 2010, 9am PST
<em>NRDC</em>'s Kaid Benfield offers a photographic look at the 10 most walkable cities in the world, as chosen by Frommer's.
November 24, 2010, 5am PST
Millions have been in the tent city of Mina in Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Though the crowds are temporary, the infrastructure built to handle them is permanent.