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
As more parents drive their kids to school, areas around campuses have become increasingly dangerous for pedestrians. Narrow sidewalks and too-few crosswalks are partly to blame.
Apr 16, 2009 The New York Times
Since tomorrow is Thanksgiving, I thought I would ask
myself: what I am thankful for that is related to urbanism?
On a personal level, the answers are easy:
Nov 26, 2008 By
St. Paul, Minnesota's artist-in-residence has instituted a program where poems are imprinted into sidewalks throughout the city.
Nov 24, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor
<p>This article from <em>The New York Observer</em> looks at how New York City might be different with more "livable streets".</p>
Aug 2, 2008 The New York Observer
<p>By day, Nicole Losch works on the Sidewalk Strategic Plan for Burlington Public Works. But in the evenings, look out.</p>
May 23, 2008 WCAX-TV
From public transit to public parks to public space, this past week brought a lot of interesting and innovative ideas in the world of urban planning.El Paso on Fast Track to Transit Opinion
Apr 18, 2008 By
Fed up with crowded or non-existent sidewalks, pedestrians in Mumbai are taking to the streets to get more attention on the issue of dangerous walking conditions.
Apr 18, 2008 Gulf News
<p>One Philadelphia councilman wants his city to follow the lead of more pedestrian-friendly New York and ensure that construction projects don't interfere with sidewalks.</p>
Apr 13, 2008 The Philadelphia Inquirer