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Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure

January 17, 2021, 7am PST
Despite the stated goals of state and federal agencies to encourage active modes of transportation, there's still a long way to go to make sure that all cities and communities have safe, convenient sidewalks and bike lanes.
National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine
December 30, 2020, 8am PST
The Washington State Department of Transportation is undertaking a legally mandated update of its plan for bike and pedestrian infrastructure.
Seattle Bike Blog
December 13, 2020, 7am PST
The new Spring Branch Trail in northwest Houston is a 'harbinger' of more bike and pedestrian infrastructure to come.
Houston Chronicle
November 24, 2020, 10am PST
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Seattle City Council have given all the funding necessary to make the Georgetown-to-South Park Trail a reality.
The Urbanist
November 18, 2020, 11am PST
Raising the bar on the 20-minute neighborhood model, cities around the world are embracing the appeal of the 15-minute city during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
October 20, 2020, 9am PDT
New data on scooter safety highlights the ongoing need for cities and micromobility companies to figure out how to keep scooter riders safe in cities.
Smart Cities Dive
October 12, 2020, 11am PDT
A nationwide network of bike and pedestrian trails could give drivers new options for planning their next cross-country adventure.
Fast Company
September 25, 2020, 5am PDT
Bike and pedestrian deaths have been on the rise in D.C. despite a Vision Zero commitment. New legislation will pave the way for new infrastructure and safety improvements.
The Washington Post
September 14, 2020, 7am PDT
A city that fosters the mental and physical health of children is safer for everyone. Six key planning and design considerations promote the well-being of the city's youngest residents.
TheCityFix
September 6, 2020, 11am PDT
Faulted for lack of attention to pedestrian and bike advocates, the Oregon Department of Transportation will soon have opportunities to redeem itself.
The Oregonian
August 16, 2020, 9am PDT
A new grant program launched by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) aims to fill a key gap in the funding available for bike and pedestrian paths.
Bike Portland
April 22, 2020, 5am PDT
Milan is making changes to its streets to ensure that the city's residents and employment base don't overwhelm the city with new automobile traffic when the city reopens for business.
The Guardian
January 23, 2020, 7am PST
Philadelphia's succeeded at reducing traffic fatalities in the first years after adopting a Vision Zero goal. That success didn't last, and one writer is calling for the city to back up its ambitious talk with actions.
Philadelphia
January 15, 2020, 12pm PST
Uber enters the safe streets advocacy fray by offering a new publicly available data tool and launching a coordinated advocacy campaign.
Uber Newsroom
November 26, 2019, 7am PST
A temporary bike and pedestrian path is changing the street design game in Baltimore.
Greater Greater Washington
October 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
Long-time bike and pedestrian safety champion Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) is among the authors of a new bill to provide federal funding for Vision Zero projects.
The Oregonian
October 3, 2019, 12pm PDT
Traffic safety advocates are hoping that a $32 million street redesign project on Brighton Boulevard can provide a model for other wide arterials in the city.
Denverite
April 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
Improving streets in Sunset Park by removing cobblestones and aging train tracks has created a controversy between historic preservation and the need for safe bike and walking facilities and other streetscape improvements.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
March 30, 2019, 7am PDT
Originally approved by 52 percent of voters in May 2016, the 4-year, 10 cents per gallon city gas tax has outperformed revenue projections. Funds are split between road maintenance and bike and pedestrian projects.
The Oregonian
February 25, 2019, 12pm PST
As cities strive to improve mobility for all users, the existing auto paradigm is slow to change
The Conversation