In Seattle, the street names were settled a century ago. Naming alleys and other unnamed civic features is a way to reclaim urban spaces and enhance heritage. Kurt Cobain Way, anyone?
Mar 17, 2010 Crosscut
"Woonerf" is a Dutch word for streets that mix cars and people, but with pedestrians as the dominant mode. Toronto planners are using the concept in their plans for the West Don Lands neighborhood.
Mar 16, 2010 The Toronto Star
Despite the economic downturn, a new skyscraper is rising in Oklahoma City. A suite of street improvements are also one their way.
Feb 1, 2010 The New York Times
Residents in one of Johannesburg's most infamous townships are hoping that a new street beautification project will bring pedestrians out onto their streets and into their shops when the country hosts this year's World Cup.
Jan 28, 2010 Scripps Howard News Service
While in Copenhagen for climate talks in December, U.S. officials got a taste of Danish-style bicycle planning. Some of them liked what they saw, but translating that infrastructure here in the States is no easy task.
Jan 20, 2010 Miller-McCune
Remaking streets into attractive and successful places can be a challenge. But following a few straightforward checklists can simplify the process. Amber Hawkes and Georgia Sheridan guide the way, in this final article in their series on <em>Remaking the Streetspace</em>. Exclusive
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A new report from Transportation for America reveals that over the past 15 years, 76,000 Americans have been killed while crossing or walking along a street in their community.
Nov 11, 2009 Transportation for America
This article from <em>Wired UK</em> looks at a handful of emerging transportation concept technologies that are altering the form of the city.
Oct 10, 2009 Wired UK
The American Planning Association has released its picks for Great Places in America for 2009, including their choices for Streets, Public Spaces and Neighborhoods. Skagway, Alaska's Broadway tops the list.
Oct 8, 2009 American Planning Association
<em>Suburban Nation</em> co-author Jeff Speck cracks the new New York Street Design Manual and finds a lot of useful material and some that falls short.
Sep 16, 2009 Design Observer