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Pandemic Streets

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"Slow streets" is a popular concept, but residents and community advocates say officials have to do more to make implementation effective and equitable.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
June 9, 2021, 9am PDT
New research assesses the land value of street space in 20 of the largest counties in the United States.
Bloomberg CityLab
May 21, 2021, 8am PDT
Restaurants in areas designated as "slow streets" during the pandemic saw a boost in consumer interest.
Bloomberg CityLab
April 29, 2021, 11am PDT
Gov. Newsom's unexpected announcement that the pandemic would end on June 15 led one city to consider reopening its al fresco street and parklets to motor vehicles. After hearing from the public, the city council sided with diners over drivers.
San Mateo Daily Journal
April 20, 2021, 12pm PDT
The California city has received complaints about overcrowding even as the program sought to create more outdoor public space during the pandemic.
Climate Magazine
March 31, 2021, 5am PDT
As local councils debate making permanent changes implemented last year, can pedestrian and cycling advocates hold on to their victories?
The Guardian
March 29, 2021, 8am PDT
With more people getting back in their cars, can pedestrian-oriented open streets survive?
January 28, 2021, 11am PST
As the pandemic leaves restaurants and food businesses struggling to make ends meet, the Dallas City Council will evaluate a proposal legalizing detached food carts.
The Dallas Observer
January 6, 2021, 9am PST
As the pandemic begins to wind down, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's Deborah Dagang speculates on the future of commuting, traffic, and public transit as Californians slowly return to their travel routines.
The Mercury News
December 22, 2020, 6am PST
From designing streets to designing process.
David Vega-Barachowitz, Mike Flynn, Lian Farhi