One-Way Streets

New York City

Learning from Manhattan's Urban Imperfections

New York is a great city that breaks many rules of urban planning. Here's what its imperfections can teach us about city building.

November 4, 2019 - Congress for the New Urbanism

Two-Way Streets Coming Soon to Dallas' Victory Park

The city of Dallas got the memo about the benefits of converting one-way streets to two-ways. Two streets in the Victory Park neighborhood will be reconfigured this weekend.

November 19, 2015 - The Dallas Morning News

Road Diet Scheduled for Two of Akron's Most Dangerous Streets

Two streets in Akron, one-way and four or five lanes across, have become too much of a safety hazard, and city officials are ready to make a change.

April 20, 2015 - WKYC

Louisville Two Way Streets

'Two-Ways' to Fix Our Neighborhoods

Expanding on earlier research about the impacts of one-way streets on outcomes such as public health and property values, a new study examines a citywide case study in Louisville.

April 8, 2015 - John Gilderbloom and William Riggs

Paying a Premium to Live on New York City's Shortest Streets

One-block streets are, often one-way and without sidewalks, are home to some of New York City's desirable residences.

November 5, 2014 - New York Times

One Way Sign

Downtown Denver Converts 18th Street to Two-Way Traffic

Efforts to reshape Downtown Denver to complement the recently re-opened Union Station have now taken to the streets.

November 4, 2014 - The Denver Post

One-Way Street in Louisville

Two-Way Streets Can Fix Declining Downtown Neighborhoods

America’s multi-lane one-way streets are a disaster for neighborhoods. A recent study, released at the International Making Cities Livable Conference and led by John Gilderbloom, finds benefits to converting such streets to two-way traffic flows.

June 11, 2014 - John Gilderbloom

Better Traffic Flow Is a Two-Way Street

Cities such as Dallas, Denver, Sacramento and Tampa are reversing course on their one-way streets for a number of reasons; but improving traffic flow likely isn't one of them. Eric Jaffe looks at a recent study that upends conventional wisdom.

February 3, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

Are One-Way Streets Really Necessary?

One-way streets are a relatively new phemenon and encourage drivers to drive faster, says John Calimente. He argues it's time to convert Vancouver's one-ways back to their two-way pasts.

September 28, 2010 - re:place Magazine

Downtown Rebirth Through Two-Way Streets

The city of Richmond, Virginia, is hoping to undo years of downtown driving confusion and congestion by converting its web of one-way streets into two-way streets.

August 23, 2010 - Richmond Times-Dispatch

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