Sidewalks

In Los Angeles, months of agitation by pedestrian and bicycling advocates have finally paid off.
Feb 2, 2014   LA Streetsblog
Following up on a recent LA Times editorial arguing for a "citizens sidewalk brigade" to document the state of every one of the city's sidewalks, rather than a proposed $10 million three-year survey, columnist Steve Lopez registers his approval.
Sep 18, 2012   Los Angeles Times
Opinion
Aug 28, 2012   By Jonathan Nettler
Low income people are more likely to get hit by cars. Kate Hinds reports on the social and infrastructural factors responsible for the disparity.
May 16, 2012   Transportation Nation
Jeremy Smerd describes the competition over sidewalk space in New York, as commerce overflows out of buildings and into public space.
May 2, 2012   Crain's New York Business
Chuck Wolfe traces the comeback of sandwich board signage in cities, explains how associated regulations work, and offers reasons why such signage should be carefully fostered.
Feb 24, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
Jane E. Brody reports on the safety features New York City has instituted as part of an ambitious effort to completely re-engineer city streets.
Feb 8, 2012   The New York Times
A lawsuit based on the Americans With Disabilities Act may leave Los Angeles responsible for over a billion dollars' worth of crumbling sidewalks.
Jan 31, 2012   Los Angeles Times
With over 8 million people sharing the streets and sidewalks of New York City, there is bound to be a clash between transportation modes. Who's to blame? Lyndsey Scofield says that there is bad behavior on all sides.
Oct 5, 2011   This Big City
Utility boxes are cluttering city streets all over the world. But they're not going away, and cities should start to try to find new ways to blend them into the urban fabric, according to this article from the <em>San Francisco Chronicle</em>.
Aug 10, 2011   San Francisco Chronicle
Washington D.C.'s first sidewalk cafe opened 5-plus years ago. This piece from <em>The Washington Post</em> looks at the history of outdoor eating in the city, and how the trend has picked up over the years.
Aug 5, 2011   The Washington Post