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Pedestrian infrastructure

Yesterday
A major expressway in Ginza will be converted to a park similar to New York City's High Line.
Japan Property Central
2 days ago
The Portland Bureau of Transportation continues its work of drafting transportation plans targeted to specific geographic corners of the city,
BikePortland
2 days ago
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
5 days ago
Experts at the Urbanism Next conference advise city leaders not to overlook basic, "mundane" infrastructure that underpins the success of cities and transportation systems.
GOVTECH.COM
April 8, 2021, 10am PDT
To reduce pedestrian deaths, we must restore their rights as primary street users, argues a former NYC traffic commissioner.
New York Daily News
April 6, 2021, 6am PDT
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.
Bloomberg CityLab
April 5, 2021, 9am PDT
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
April 2, 2021, 7am PDT
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
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 30, 2021, 8am PDT
The Urbanist's editorial board calls for an end to highway widening and an increased focus on walking, biking, and transit.
The Urbanist
March 29, 2021, 8am PDT
With more people getting back in their cars, can pedestrian-oriented open streets survive?
Politico
March 29, 2021, 6am PDT
The new guidelines call for pedestrian and bike infrastructure as part of the design of new state-run projects.
Streetsblog Massachusetts
March 25, 2021, 10am PDT
Robust investment in the region's public transportation network can ensure a more equitable and sustainable path forward.
Greater Greater Washington
March 17, 2021, 8am PDT
The findings of a recent memo highlight the disproportionate effects of unsafe road conditions on low-income people and BIPOC communities.
Bike Portland
March 10, 2021, 11am PST
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
March 4, 2021, 10am PST
The Portland Bureau of Transportation's annual traffic crash report highlights the city's slow progress towards its Vision Zero goal.
Bike Portland
March 2, 2021, 9am PST
New medians, dedicated turn lanes, and signalized crosswalks are aimed at improving pedestrian safety along the busy corridor.
The Urbanist
February 17, 2021, 7am PST
After 11 years, the federal transportation manual is getting an update to reflect the rise of autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, and modernized pedestrian infrastructure.
Streetsblog USA
February 12, 2021, 6am PST
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
February 1, 2021, 11am PST
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