Sidewalks

I just learned that national tables from the 2013 American Household Survey (AHS) are public. These tables contained a variety of information that I thought was at least mildly interesting. To name a few items: Blog Post
6 hours ago   By Michael Lewyn
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
The city of Toronto is rolling out a new street furniture program. Lisa Rochon calls the new additions to the city's sidewalks an "assault on civic life".
Oct 18, 2009   The Globe and Mail
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Oct 15, 2009   By Todd Litman
There is controversy over new sidewalk laws in Washington, DC.
Aug 12, 2009   The Washington Post