Blueprint America reports from suburban Atlanta, where getting to the other side of the road is nothing to take for granted.
Jul 28, 2010 PBS - Blueprint America
You really need to almost get hit by a car to feel like a true Johannesburg pedestrian. That's the way it goes here. A huge, sprawling greater metropolitan area of about 10 million people covering more than 600 square miles, the city is built for the car. And if you're not in one, good luck.
May 31, 2010 By
In Philadelphia, a recent planning school graduate and his friends are attempting to create a pop-up park in East Passyunk using social media and contest winnings as funding tools.
May 24, 2010 Philadelphia Inquirer
So, I'm out at a site visit with the city engineer last week and we're talking about ways to implement curb extensions to reduce pedestrian exposure to vehicular traffic. We're discussing inexpensive ways to accomplish this, and then on queue, as is the right and obligation of all civil engineers, the ugly villain subject of all things bumped-out rears its head: drainage.
Nov 23, 2009 By
<cite>The New York Times</cite> goes over the debate over whether it is acceptable to let children walk to school nowadays. The topic has many parents expressing mixed feelings about the issue.
Sep 17, 2009 The New York Times
Researchers in Europe are seeking ways to keep pedestrians safe in traffic accidents. One idea is an airbag that shoots out from under a raised 'bonnet' (the hood, in the States).
Apr 19, 2009 NewScientist
<p>Delhi has unveiled a new bus rapid transit system, with dedicated bus lanes. The only problem is that the bus stops and dedicated lanes are located in the middle of hectic and busy streets that are dangerous to cross.</p>
May 24, 2008 The Wall Street Journal