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November 15, 2016, 12pm PST
Angie Schmitt sees encouraging signs of a change of perspective in some state DOTs, which seem to be following the national lead of Vision Zero Campaign.
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November 9, 2016, 6am PST
Commercial vehicles, and heavy trucks in particular, cause a disproportionate number of pedestrian and cyclist fatalities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan is proposing to ban the most dangerous trucks from entering the city.
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October 27, 2016, 1pm PDT
Involving four counties and $4.6 billion, the measure proposes a system that could put a million residents (and a million jobs) within a quarter mile of transit.
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October 18, 2016, 8am PDT
The federal government officially downgraded the safety risk of installing bike boxes at intersections.
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October 10, 2016, 2pm PDT
The Federal Housing Administration has proposed a rule that could remove one of the barriers to mixed-use developments. Questions still remain about whether the new rule goes far enough.
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October 10, 2016, 9am PDT
Streetsblog USA shares an interview with the visionary behind the Atlanta BeltLine, who discusses how the city's booming economy has conflicted with the mission of the project.
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September 24, 2016, 1pm PDT
Streetsblog USA has been keeping close tabs on the bus system in Memphis, recently noticing signs of progress from the local transit agency, MATA.
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September 22, 2016, 5am PDT
The requirement to provide paratransit services is written into the Americans With Disabilities Act, so transit agencies must continue to find ways to provide these essential services as cost-effectively as possible.
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September 14, 2016, 6am PDT
The names and faces occupying decision-making positions in the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization do not reflect the names and faces of the people they are meant to represent.
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August 23, 2016, 11am PDT
It's something we feel intuitively: poorly-designed arterial roads make for less comfortable neighborhoods. That remains the case even if the adjoining residential streets are quiet and safe.
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August 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new study provides evidence of how the incredibly high costs of parking get spread around—even to people who don't have cars.
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August 11, 2016, 6am PDT
The Florida Department of Transportation is trying to change the state's status as the most dangerous in the nation for pedestrians, with 5,100 people killed while walking between 2003 and 2010.
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August 9, 2016, 2pm PDT
An annual tradition is back, and there's plenty of decrepit, unsafe bus infrastructure to lament.
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July 31, 2016, 9am PDT
Although most people could probably guess the cities where residents own the fewest cars per household, it's surprising to find that Seattle residents own more cars than Atlanta residents.
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July 26, 2016, 9am PDT
A UK blogger argues that transportation infrastructure planning is informed too heavily by the kinds of trips men tend to make.
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July 7, 2016, 9am PDT
Streetsblog USA shares insights into a new study published by the Transportation Research Board finding that most park-and-ride facilities built by transit agencies waste money and land.
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June 19, 2016, 7am PDT
The new Cass Street bike lane is the latest example of a city making unprecedented progress in bike infrastructure.
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May 24, 2016, 2pm PDT
The cause of infrastructure should be easy for people, and planners, to rally behind. But infrastructure's cause, like so many other political issues, invites conflicts of interest.
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May 17, 2016, 6am PDT
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) made official a set of rule changes that overthrow an old way of thinking about street design.
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May 13, 2016, 11am PDT
Presenting less of an argument against transit than an argument for good transit and land use planning, Streetsblog surveys some of the country's worst performing rail lines.
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