Sidewalks

Is a city with its own fair share of high profile projects on the way doing enough to ensure the safety of pedestrians?
Dec 30, 2015   MinnPost
Broken Sidewalk analyzes an example of the kind of street design decisions continuing to encroach on pedestrian infrastructure around the country. The case study: Ninth Street in Louisville.
Dec 23, 2015   Broken Sidewalk
Prop. 1, a $930 million, nine-year transportation levy backed by Mayor Ed Murray, was approved by 54 percent of Seattle voters on Nov. 3 to the delight of bus, bike, pedestrian and good roads advocates. First order of business: Safe Routes to School.
Nov 6, 2015   The Seattle Times
Seattle political leadership recently announced an ambitious plan to build more sidewalks with less money.
Nov 3, 2015   The Urbanist
San Diego quest to find solutions to repairing damaged city sidewalks continues, with home and business owners potentially facing liability for trip-and-fall accidents
Oct 3, 2015   Voice of San Diego
Not all streets are created equal: Some have sidewalks and some don't.
Aug 21, 2015   The Urbanist
Whether driveways are anti-urban or 'anti-pedestrian' depends on how we segregate street uses. As shared spaces where they cross sidewalks, driveways inform the wider question: what makes for a good street?
May 13, 2015   Urban Kchoze
A growing body of evidence shows that bike lanes put more people on bikes while also helping those people on bikes stay off sidewalks. The latest example: Honolulu.
May 11, 2015   People for Bikes
In some cities, maintenance of sidewalks is not the responsibility of the city but of adjacent landowners. Philadelphia is finding what a hassle this arrangement can be. With countless blocks in disrepair, everyone is passing the buck.
Apr 22, 2015   Philadelphia Magazine
Blog Post
I just learned that national tables from the 2013 American Household Survey (AHS) are public. Blog Post
Mar 31, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Successful driverless cars might lead to "mini mass transit," a distinct mode from public transit and the private automobile. The consequences for land use could reshape suburbia.
Mar 8, 2015   The Greater Marin