Mobility

Women Public Space

Urban Design Through a Gender Lens

Building cities to be safe and accessible for women and LGBTQIA+ people has benefits for all users of public space.

August 11, 2022 - Architecture Daily

Road with one green electric vehicle charging lane

The Marriage of Technology and Road Infrastructure

The future of road infrastructure likely includes wireless electric charging, innovative construction materials, and more data collection. Will cities remember to prioritize pedestrian safety, too?

July 26, 2022 - Governing

North Carolina

Charlotte Mobility Plan Centers Improved Multimodal Options and Economic Mobility

The city’s newly approved Strategic Mobility Plan highlights the need for better options when it comes to walking, biking, and public transit, setting a goal to reduce driving to half of total trips.

July 13, 2022 - Smart Cities Dive

For Rent

Americans Find it Increasingly Difficult To Move

High housing costs and low supply are making it harder for American families to move as household dynamics and job opportunities change.

May 30, 2022 - The New York Times

Rendering of Completing the Loop river plan for Pittsburgh, PA

“Completing the Loop” Plan Wins National Award for Excellence in Sustainability

Riverlife and evolveEA were honored by the American Planning Association (APA) for the plan, which outlines a 10-year vision to connect, enhance, and expand Pittsburgh’s network of riverfront parks, trails, and public green spaces.

May 9, 2022 - evolveEA.com

Los Angeles and Coronavirus

Proposed Ballot Measure Would Require L.A. To Enforce Own Mobility Plan

The city's 2015 mobility plan was hailed as one of the nation's most ambitious, but progress toward its goals has been less than impressive.

March 8, 2022 - USC Annenberg Radio News

Downtown Kansas City Missouri

Bike Lanes Pitted Against Sidewalks in Kansas City

A proposed ordinance that would allow neighborhood associations to request removal of bike lanes has sparked a debate over how to prioritize bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

January 4, 2022 - The Kansas City Beacon

Los Angeles Protected Bike Lane

Opinion: Los Angeles Must Prioritize Bikes and Buses

L.A. has a plan for improving mobility. Why are city leaders ignoring it?

December 21, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

An electric scooter blocks the sidewalk near a street festival in Chicago's West Loop.

Lessons From Five Years of E-Scooters

As cities continue to adapt micromobility regulations to address new devices and technologies, what can we learn from Chicago's five years of e-scooter pilots?

December 9, 2021 - Streetsblog Chicago

Coronavirus Skies

Coupling Housing and Mobility: A Radical Rethink for Freeways

An ambitious vision for freeways: intersections with dense, tall buildings and rights of way repurposed for high-speed, high-capacity public transit.

October 28, 2021 - Richard Dion

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Hand Drawing Master Plans

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