A major expressway in Ginza will be converted to a park similar to New York City's High Line.
Japan Property Central
The Portland Bureau of Transportation continues its work of drafting transportation plans targeted to specific geographic corners of the city,
The city's plan to reduce street parking by 90% in favor of bus lanes and pedestrian infrastructure is receiving backlash from local businesses.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Experts at the Urbanism Next conference advise city leaders not to overlook basic, "mundane" infrastructure that underpins the success of cities and transportation systems.
To reduce pedestrian deaths, we must restore their rights as primary street users, argues a former NYC traffic commissioner.
New York Daily News
One writer argues that rules that prioritize driver safety and ignore pedestrian infrastructure have led to a sharp increase in fatalities on U.S. roads.
The Television City revamp will more than double the currently available space and include a multi-modal mobility hub, pedestrian improvements, and a "robust" transportation demand management program.
The Architect's Newspaper
The new formulas for calculating the length of walk signals are designed to give people more time to safely cross the street.
The Seattle Times
As local councils debate making permanent changes implemented last year, can pedestrian and cycling advocates hold on to their victories?
The Urbanist's editorial board calls for an end to highway widening and an increased focus on walking, biking, and transit.
With more people getting back in their cars, can pedestrian-oriented open streets survive?
The new guidelines call for pedestrian and bike infrastructure as part of the design of new state-run projects.
Robust investment in the region's public transportation network can ensure a more equitable and sustainable path forward.
Greater Greater Washington
The findings of a recent memo highlight the disproportionate effects of unsafe road conditions on low-income people and BIPOC communities.
Dangerous by Design 2021 quantifies the transportation sector's ongoing neglect of the health and safety of people performing that basic human action of taking a walk.
Smart Growth USA
The Portland Bureau of Transportation's annual traffic crash report highlights the city's slow progress towards its Vision Zero goal.
New medians, dedicated turn lanes, and signalized crosswalks are aimed at improving pedestrian safety along the busy corridor.
After 11 years, the federal transportation manual is getting an update to reflect the rise of autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, and modernized pedestrian infrastructure.
An initiative to promote pedestrian-oriented infrastructure investments in Washington state highlights the lessons that policymakers can learn from people who rely on walking and public transit.
The Seattle Times
The Atlanta suburb is taking advantage of a state project on SR-400 to add bike and pedestrian infrastructure to three area bridges.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution