Curb Cuts

Curb cuts at an intersection in Neponsit, Queens, New York

Federal Government to Enforce Accessibility Guidelines

Local agencies will soon be tasked with adhering to federal right-of-way accessibility rules: comprehensive guidelines for accessible streets and sidewalks.

December 30, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Americans With Disabilities Act

New Orleans Facing ADA Lawsuit for State of Sidewalks and Lack of Curb Cuts

The city of New Orleans' compliance with Americans With Disabilities Act compliance is too little, too late, according to the plaintiffs in a new lawsuit.

February 10, 2021 - NOLA.com

Wheelchair Ramp

A Look at Accessibility in Atlanta

A wheelchair user describes what it's like to travel on Atlanta streets and on the city's public transit system.

December 28, 2019 - Atlanta

Vancouver Street Scene

Pedestrian Planning Changing the Public Realm in Vancouver

A renewed commitment to pedestrian friendly infrastructure is changing the face of Vancouver and making space for more density.

September 16, 2019 - The Globe and Mail

Accesible Mobility

An App to Map the City's Most Accessible Routes

Google Maps is built for able-bodied people, but the AccessMap Seattle app is for everyone.

September 12, 2019 - Yes!

Stroller int he Public Realm

New York City Settles in 'Historic' ADA Lawsuit

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.

July 25, 2019 - Politico

Americans With Disabilities Act

'Project Sidewalk' Crowdsources ADA Compliance

A crowdsourcing app allows citizens to hold the public realm to higher standards of access and mobility.

April 27, 2019 - Crosscut

Pedestrians

No Safe Options Mean Pedestrians Engage in Risky Behavior

Pedestrians are often blamed first for accidents, but they have few choices when the infrastructure is lacking, a new study shows.

January 10, 2019 - Streetsblog USA

Wheelchair Curb Cut

ADA Compliance Delayed in Cedar Rapids

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.

November 28, 2018 - The Gazette (Cedar Rapids)

Snow bike

New Equipment and Staff for 'Non-Motorized Trail' Snow Removal Acquired in D.C.

A common wintertime compliant about snow removal for cars taking priority over bike lanes and sidewalks might be a little less common this winter.

November 20, 2018 - WTOP

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Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

Urban Designer/Planner

LMN Architects

Regulatory Programs Director

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.