Road Diets

Remember the term "transportation alternatives," as in alternatives to motor vehicle transportation? It's not used much anymore, and for good reason. But more modern terms, e.g. road diet, need to be rethought as well, posits Nate Holmes for Medium.
Dec 2, 2015   Medium
A new study of the benefits of a bike lane project in Salt Lake City adds to the body of work suggesting that complete streets overhauls are a good investment for both the public and the private sectors.
Oct 7, 2015   People for Bikes
Slowing traffic by reducing the width of lanes should not be a one-size fits all approach to reaching Vision Zero.
Oct 5, 2015   The Urbanist
Boulder, Colorado may be one of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S., but that did not stop the City Council on Tuesday night from voting to remove the protected bike lanes on Folsom street and return the road to four lanes of vehicle traffic.
Oct 1, 2015   Daily Camera
The group, Fix The City, sued the city on September 9 on its visionary plan that emphasizes transit, biking, and walking, claiming the traffic lane reductions will create more air pollution, imperil public safety, and add to traffic congestion.
Sep 14, 2015   Los Angeles Times
Jeff Speck and Spencer Boomhower created a video to illustrate how road diets work.
Sep 1, 2015   CityLab
Following a "Mayors Challenge" for bike safety by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation recently released a "Road Diets" report, providing a geographical diverse collection of case studies.
Jun 12, 2015   Publicola
Greater Greater Washington reports on the developing plans of county and state officials to bring multi-modal capabilities to Tysons, Virginia as part of an ongoing suburban retrofit.
Mar 24, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
"The city should consider road diets for all streets with excess car capacity, although they're not always politically easy," writes John Greenfield.
Dec 23, 2014   Crain's Chicago Business
Mike Hendricks reports on road diet plans for Grand Boulevard in Downtown Kansas City.
Dec 17, 2014   The Kansas City Star
Streetsblog's Tanya Snyder, attending the Pro-Walk Pro-Bike Pro-Place conference in Pittsburgh, Pa., reports that Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a U.S. DOT pedestrian and bike safety initiative.
Sep 15, 2014   Streetsblog USA