The idea that Americans should walk rather than drive: "a radical idea wrapped in a banal government document."
Sep 12, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
No, those will not be the precise words of the forthcoming "Call to Action" by Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, but he will call on cities to "design and build roads and public places to make walking easier, safer, and more pleasant."
Sep 4, 2015 T4America Blog
Danish Architect Jan Gehl talks about the intersections of architecture and social science.
Aug 20, 2015 Metropolis
Jennifer Keesmaat, chief planner and executive director for the city of Toronto, shares tips for how to create safe, fun environments for children.
Jan 7, 2015 Active for Life
Metropolitan Atlanta accounts for half of the pedestrian fatalities in Georgia. One pedestrian advocacy group is doing the legwork to begin the process of improving the city's pedestrian infrastructure.
Nov 30, 2014 PEDS
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
Here in Vancouver, we have a pretty enlightened perspective on streets, at least by North American standards. Blog Post
Jun 17, 2014 By
A fragmented network of sidewalks is commonplace in the suburbs of Hennepin County, Minnesota. Mary Jane Smetanka reports on controversial efforts to fill in the gaps and retrofit these suburban neighborhoods as walkable places.
Jun 12, 2013 Star Tribune
Josh Stephens muses on the modern state of an erstwhile global capital that has kept its aesthetic charms, but lost its <em>anima</em>.
May 16, 2012 Next American City