Multi-modalism

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‘Idaho Stop’ Now Legal in Colorado

Colorado is the latest state to make it legal for people on bikes to treat stop signs like yield signs when no cars are in the intersection.

April 15, 2022 - Bicycle Colorado

A sign reading "Is Denver Bike Friendly?" is pictured with no background.

Colorado Legislature Approves 'Idaho Stop' Bill

Pending Gov. Polis's signature on a bill approved recently by the Colorado State Legislature, Colorado will become the latest state to allow people on bikes to yield at stop signs.

March 27, 2022 - Colorado Politics

A freeway sign for an intersection showing Interstate 85 for Durham on the left and Interstate 40 for Raleigh on the right.

Research Triangle Region Cuts Back Highway Widening Plans

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization accomplished a major shift in transportation planning priorities.

March 2, 2022 - News & Observer

D.C. Metro Station

Bus Rapid Transit, Bike Lanes Under Consideration in Alexandria, Virginia

A complete streets makeover is taking shape for Duke Street in Alexandria.

July 5, 2021 - ALX Now

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hundreds of Miles of New Bike Lanes Coming to Pittsburgh

Checking in with the Bike(+) Plan in Pittsburgh.

April 23, 2021 - KDKA2

Transportation Planning

North Portland in Motion Launches with Goals to Improve Walking, Biking, and Transit

The Portland Bureau of Transportation continues its work of drafting transportation plans targeted to specific geographic corners of the city,

April 14, 2021 - BikePortland

Brooklyn Bridge Bike Lane

New Bike Lanes Planned for Two New York City Bridges

The de Blasio administration is offering a parting gift to the city's cyclists.

February 2, 2021 - The New York Times

Seattle Protected Bike Lane

Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Proposed for Seattle Light Rail Stations

Anticipating the opening of two new stations in 2024, the Seattle Department of Transportation released a study prioritizing bike infrastructure in the surrounding areas.

January 25, 2021 - Seattle Bike Blog

Pedestrian Infrastructure

Resources for Safe, Convenient Pedestrian and Bike Infrastructure

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.

January 17, 2021 - National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine

Gas Works Park

Washington State Active Transportation Plan Draft Released

The Washington State Department of Transportation is undertaking a legally mandated update of its plan for bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

December 30, 2020 - Seattle Bike Blog

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New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

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.