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November 29, 2019, 5am PST
A writer in Toronto imagines how the city would be evaluated according to a "Run Score"—a fast-paced version of the Walk Score.
Spacing Toronto
September 23, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent report presents evidence that fewer New Yorkers are choosing bikes as an alternative form of transportation.
New York Post
September 15, 2019, 11am PDT
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is in the midst of a planning study on Ballard Bridge, soliciting feedback from the community about how to improve circulation of vehicles and pedestrians.
The Urbansist
August 13, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent study out of Europe reveals the potential of electric-assist bikes (e-bikes) to transition mobility away from cars.
Treehugger
July 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
There is still political work to do, and questions to be answered about funding, but a new pedestrian plan for the city of Milwaukee has cleared a key council committee.
Urban Milwaukee
June 28, 2019, 7am PDT
The Guardian has a new pop quiz that will test the knowledge of urban aficionados that tend toward two-wheeled forms of transportation.
The Guardian
May 23, 2019, 12pm PDT
Congress needs to do more than fund the status quo in its next infrastructure bill, whenever that long-promised bill becomes a reality.
Streetsblog USA
April 2, 2019, 1pm PDT
After nearly 20 years of progress in pedestrian safety, fatalities started climbing again in 2010. In 2018, pedestrian deaths jumped to levels not seen in decades.
NPR
January 11, 2019, 12pm PST
Bike commuters are increasing in some cities, but overall, fewer Americans are biking to work.
USA Today
January 4, 2019, 1pm PST
A comprehensive study to revitalize the Atlanta regional waterfront, dubbed the Chattahoochee RiverLands project, is now underway.
Saporta Report
January 4, 2019, 8am PST
A stakeholder group hopes to create a pedestrian- and business-friendly streetscape in Downtown Seattle.
The Urbanist
December 16, 2018, 11am PST
A tax on bikes in the state of Oregon, implemented in 2017, generated less tan half of the revenue as was expected.
OPB
December 16, 2018, 9am PST
A new report by Victoria Walks, an advocacy organization in Australia, quantifies the benefits of choosing to walk. The report also benefits the multiplier of the choice to invest in pedestrian infrastructure.
The Age
September 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
Portland, OR is asking residents to help prioritize its "wishlist" of transportation projects for the growing Central City area.
The Oregonian
Blog post
September 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
One common argument against road diets and other pro-walkability policies is that seniors need cars more than anyone else. Is this claim borne out by data?
Michael Lewyn
September 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
Transportation investment is struggling to keep pace with population growth.
The Columbus Dispatch
August 24, 2018, 10am PDT
How to design a transit system that is safe, green, and beautiful.
ASLA The Dirt
August 13, 2018, 5am PDT
Miles brings the frequent flyer concept to ground level by offering rewards for your daily commute.
The Verge
June 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Bellevue, Washington is adding its first protected bike lanes, and is planning a lot more bike infrastructure to come.
The Urbanist
April 23, 2018, 8am PDT
Allowing bikes on sidewalks pits cyclists against pedestrians, an advocate argues.
Crosscut