As Congress begins to draft transportation legislation next year, fiscal scarcity
may induce a fight between transit and highway advocates over federal funding,
rather than the cooperation of the last few years. And if highway advocates seek to tear down federal support Opinion
Dec 14, 2010 By
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