A renewed commitment to pedestrian friendly infrastructure is changing the face of Vancouver and making space for more density.
5 days ago
Google Maps is built for able-bodied people, but the AccessMap Seattle app is for everyone.
July 25, 2019, 6am PDT
A lawsuit has forced New York City to invest significant funds and people power to making the public realm more accessible to people with disabilities.
April 27, 2019, 1pm PDT
A crowdsourcing app allows citizens to hold the public realm to higher standards of access and mobility.
January 10, 2019, 2pm PST
Pedestrians are often blamed first for accidents, but they have few choices when the infrastructure is lacking, a new study shows.
November 28, 2018, 11am PST
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is part of Project Civic Access, a federal initiative to make public facilities accessible. Making the changes necessary for compliance has been challenging for the city.
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids)
November 20, 2018, 7am PST
A common wintertime compliant about snow removal for cars taking priority over bike lanes and sidewalks might be a little less common this winter.
May 22, 2018, 11am PDT
The city will survey every one of its 37,000 street corners for compliance.
April 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
An inexpensive architectural style is deemed unfit for a town looking to preserve its history—and become a more sophisticated city.
July 26, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of Seattle has finally been compelled to maintain pedestrian infrastructure in keeping with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
November 23, 2009, 1pm PST
Queens and Brooklyn homeowners may soon be prohibited from converting front yards into parking pads if a set of regulations is approved. The loss of street parking from new curb cuts was cited as a reason, along with aesthetics.
New York Times-N.Y./Region (blog)