Pedestrian infrastructure

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A new report by Victoria Walks, an advocacy organization in Australia, quantifies the benefits of choosing to walk. The report also benefits the multiplier of the choice to invest in pedestrian infrastructure.
The Age
November 12, 2018, 8am PST
Safety advocates in Halifax, Nova Scotia have installed crosswalk flags at over 150 crosswalks in the city. The question is whether the flags make anyone safer.
The Globe and Mail
September 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
Cities are putting together the pieces of walkability, but there's still work to be done in completing the puzzle.
The Guardian
August 26, 2018, 11am PDT
Forget the countryside. Urban walking helps people understand their cities while at the same time encouraging urban landscapes where people actually want to walk.
The Guardian
August 15, 2018, 7am PDT
The Denveright plan puts pedestrians first, but could do more for public transportation and bikes, says a critique from Streetsblog Denver.
Streetsblog Denver
July 14, 2018, 9am PDT
With so much attention devoted to how technology will change roadways and vehicles, less speculation has attended to the ways technology will change walking.
Foreground
July 10, 2018, 6am PDT
What would equality and freedom for pedestrians look like?
Transportist
April 19, 2018, 12pm PDT
Florida’s incremental steps toward complete streets have saved thousands of lives, but still left it one of the most dangerous states to walk in.
Streetsblog USA
August 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
Officials in Buffalo are considering a move to institutionalize their commitment to walkability.
The Buffalo News
July 27, 2017, 12pm PDT
The latest in a series of new pedestrian crossings at the Mexico-U.S. border between San Ysidro and El Chaparral opens on July 31.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
July 27, 2017, 5am PDT
These examples are specific to Washington, D.C., but many of the facts listed in this article will apply elsewhere, too.
Greater Greater Washington
July 26, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of Seattle has finally been compelled to maintain pedestrian infrastructure in keeping with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Urbanist
July 15, 2017, 7am PDT
A new report is potentially a first step in a larger project to revamp Chicago's Pedway—an under-appreciated network of tunnels in downtown Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
July 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
Houston is fighting itself on walkability. While some build sidewalks and benches, parking minimums and outdated policies hold the city back.
Urban Edge
June 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Washington, D.C. has place to do a new Barnes Dance.
Greater Greater Washington
June 5, 2017, 11am PDT
The county of El Paso and the state of Texas are partnering to install sidewalks in the city of Sparks. The project reveals a community enthusiastic about investments in pedestrian safety.
KFOX14
April 21, 2017, 11am PDT
Supporters of Nashville's new sidewalk requirements for residential construction say sidewalks are a critical component of transportation infrastructure.
The Tennessean
April 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
"Every reasonable effort should be made to avoid and minimize construction impacts on pedestrian, bicycle, and bus facilities in Oakland," according to a guidance released by the city of Oakland earlier in 2017.
Transport Oakland
March 30, 2017, 11am PDT
Responses to the new pedestrian infrastructure in Bodegraven are likely to say these crosswalk signals in the ground are victim-blaming or Millennial-coddling.
World Economic Forum
March 27, 2017, 11am PDT
The promised update for the city of Seattle's Pedestrian Master Plan was released to the public last week.
Office of the Mayor Edward B. Murray