Sidewalks

Josh Brown reports for the Tennessean on the unintended consequences of a fee waiver meant to encourage infill development—developers are readily choosing to pay the fee instead of building sidewalks.
3 hours ago   The Tennessean
The City of New York has announced plans to allow restaurants to edge into the street to use parking spots for outdoor seating and patios.
Nov 11, 2010   Grist
A group of West End business owners plans to direct slower moving foot traffic to walk along storefronts.
Nov 4, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
An architect and planner in India has proposed a plan to convert Delhi's storm drains into a network of walkways and passages.
Aug 25, 2010   The City Fix
New rules in Japan say that cyclists are liable for accidents between themselves and pedestrians, especially on the country's sidewalks.
Aug 21, 2010   The Mainichi Daily Times
The city of Los Angeles is considering a plan to stop paying for repairs to broken sidewalks and driveways, shifting the economic burden to property owners.
May 9, 2010   Los Angeles Times
<em>Grist</em>'s David Roberts maps out why his neighborhood is not walkable and how it could be greatly improved with just a little extra infrastructural connectivity.
Apr 10, 2010   Grist
The sidewalks of Portland are so busy that the city is developing plans to create 6'-8' Pedestrian Zones - basically, fast lanes for moving pedestrians separate from other street activities.
Mar 27, 2010   Vimeo
Seemingly simple, the Jordanian city of Amman has finally managed to build walkable sidewalks.
Feb 24, 2010   The New York Times
When you think of sidewalks, you most likely think of concrete. Though it makes up the vast majority of sidewalks, concrete isn't the only game in town.
Feb 23, 2010   The Infrastructurist
The streets of Mumbai are packed with pedestrians. With few sidewalks and little room for the growing masses of walkers, city officials are looking to beat the pedestrian congestion by building overhead "skywalks" to bring people above the street.
Jan 26, 2010   The Wall Street Journal