San Francisco Chronicle architecture critic John King returns from a trip to New York with a look at several lessons that the City-by-the-Bay could (gasp!) learn from Manhattan.
Aug 11, 2010 The San Francisco Chronicle
An activist project in Dallas, Texas turned an auto-oriented block into a pedestrian paradise, envisioning what could be with a little paint and fake lampposts. The city listened, and is now working to make the change permanent.
May 26, 2010 CoolTown Studios
Pedestrians, street vendors, scooters and squatters all compete for space on the gridlocked sidewalks of Mumbai, where nearly 60% of the population travels by foot. Solution? 50 elevated walkways, or "skywalks."
Feb 2, 2010 TheCityFix.com
Queens and Brooklyn homeowners may soon be prohibited from converting front yards into parking pads if a set of regulations is approved. The loss of street parking from new curb cuts was cited as a reason, along with aesthetics.
Nov 23, 2009 New York Times-N.Y./Region (blog)
GOOD Magazine illustrates what makes a street pedestrian-friendly, from bollards to bulb-outs.
Apr 8, 2009 GOOD Magazine
<p>A portion of New York City's most storied thoroughfare is being transformed with a physically protected bicycle lane and added space for pedestrians, cafe tables and benches.</p>
Jul 13, 2008 The New York Times