How Infrastructure Communicates Values
The presence and quality of sidewalks, curb cuts, and other basic elements of infrastructure can speak to much more than just economic decisions.
Nashville Voters to Weigh Transit Funding
The city’s mayor is proposing a referendum that would create a dedicated source of funding for public transit and pedestrian improvements.
Seattle Mobility Advocates Say City Should Triple Transportation Levy
A measure set to go before voters in November will fund road safety and mobility projects, but advocates say a much bigger investment is required to meet the city’s needs.
LA’s Mobility Plan Implementation Up to Voters
A measure on the local ballot in March could force the city to implement its own mobility plan, which city officials call “a guide, not a mandate.”
Milwaukee Plans Dozens of Traffic Calming, Bike Projects
The city will install new bike lanes and additional traffic calming measures throughout 2024.
Minnesota Awards Active Transportation Grants
The grants are aimed at helping cities create action plans for improving their bike and pedestrian networks.
A Framework for Effective Transit-Oriented Development
Six principles for building vibrant, accessible communities with a focus on sustainable transportation.
Advocates Champion the Great Western Trail
A Chicago walking and biking trail along a former railroad right-of-way has been a labor of love for local residents.
Two Midtown Atlanta Complete Streets Projects to Break Ground in 2024
The projects include new bike lanes, expanded sidewalks, and other Complete Streets infrastructure.
Paris Is Great, But Here's Where the Green Mobility Revolution Is Happening
A movement toward sustainable mobility is taking place across Europe, not just in the City of Lights.
Florida Town Master Plan Encourages Active Living
Lake Wales is redesigning its car-oriented streets to make it easier for residents to walk and bike.
NYC Streets Plan Remains Largely on Paper
For the second year in a row, the city failed to meet legally required targets for building protected bike lanes and bus lanes.
Streetsblog’s Best and Worst of 2023 Transportation
While American roads didn’t get much safer by the numbers, new policies indicate a shift toward a more sustainable transportation future.
San Francisco Fails to Achieve Vision Zero Pledge
The city wanted to eliminate traffic deaths by 2024. It didn’t.
US Road Design Manual Gets Multimodal Update
The long-awaited changes include road design elements and signage aimed at improving safety for pedestrians and cyclists while planning for autonomous vehicles.
Share the Road
How to reimagine the public realm for a more inclusive and sustainable future.
The Vicious Cycle at the Heart of Pedestrian Safety
When people feel unsafe, they walk less; with fewer pedestrians, walking becomes less safe.
Three-Quarters of U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Happen at Night
Unlike in comparable countries, U.S. pedestrians are most likely to die in traffic crashes during nighttime hours.
How ‘Daylighting’ Intersections Can Save Lives
Eliminating visual obstructions can make intersections safer for all users.
How Strava Metro Data Inform Planning and Decision-Making
Strava just announced the ten-year anniversary of Metro, a proprietary web platform that provides data insights to partner organizations to make active transportation better for cyclists and pedestrians.
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