More Evidence That Open Streets Improve Safety
An analysis of New York's 34th Avenue shows substantial reductions in crashes and injuries, strengthening the body of evidence supporting car-free streets.
The Once and Future Park Avenue Promenade
The debate about whether the pedestrian-oriented changes made to the New York City streetscape during the pandemic should be permanent has a high-profile battleground on Park Avenue.
Proposal Would Connect the High Line to the New Moynihan Train Hall
The High Line has a chance to add the role of civic connector to its list of plaudits.
Don't Call it The 606: Chicago's Popular Linear Park Gets a New Name
The Chicago Park District wants to be extra sure we're all clear on this.
Extension Planned for The 606 Takes Crucial Step Forward
Plans to extend The 606 bike and pedestrian path north to the planned Lincoln Yards mega-development project recently took a crucial step forward.
The Atlanta Beltline—20 Years Later
The scope of the Atlanta Beltline's effect on the city has astounded most observers, including the person who came up with the idea first.
The Gentrification Effect of Urban Parks
New research finds that different types of parks correlate with different gentrification effects, adding to the complexity of urban change.
Singapore Planning a 24-Kilometer-Long Version of the High Line
A plan in Singapore to transform the former Keretapi Tanah Melayu railway will create a linear park ten times longer than the High Line.
Take the 'Green Line': Design Firm Pitches 40-Block Park on Broadway in New York
Perkins Eastman has created a splashy proposal for a linear, at-grade park running along a long stretch of one of New York's most famous avenues.
130 Years on, Boston's Emerald Necklace Still a Model Linear Park
Writer Kaid Benfield used a recent trip the American Society of Landscape Architects annual meeting in Boston to reflect on what that city can teach us about designing urban parks.
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