Sidewalks

The city of San Jose has responded to concerns of seniors in the community by banning bikes from sidewalks a large swath of downtown near the convention center, City Hall, and San Jose State.
Dec 4, 2014   San Jose Mercury News
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
Opinion
Oct 15, 2009   By Todd Litman
There is controversy over new sidewalk laws in Washington, DC.
Aug 12, 2009   The Washington Post
Los Angeles sidewalks are in an advanced state of disrepair, with little to no funds available. A new proposal in front of the city council puts the burden on new property buyers.
Jul 16, 2009   LAist
While New York City is currently taking space away from automobiles and giving it to pedestrians and cyclists, the New York City of 100 years ago was doing exactly the opposite. And it was a popular idea.
Jun 30, 2009   The New York Times
A new study provides further evidence that incorporating sidewalks into existing neighborhoods is a practical and inexpensive way of encouraging people to exercise.
Jun 18, 2009   SDSU NewsCenter