Road Diet

May 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A $1 million project to reduce vehicle lanes on Detroit's Jefferson Boulevard is designed to increase safety along the busy corridor.
Crain's Detroit Business
March 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
Beginning this month, Orlando officials will temporarily test a half-mile road diet concept along Curry Ford Road. This tactical urbanism project is expected to last 4 weeks.
Modern Cities
March 15, 2018, 2pm PDT
Woodward Avenue will get a temporary road diet during special events in response to safety concerns connected to the QLine.
Detroit Free Press
February 5, 2018, 8am PST
Major changes are coming to one of Sacramento's busiest commercial and commuting corridors.
Sacramento Bee
January 11, 2018, 8am PST
Chicago Avenue is a key artery for the city, so why don't some bike advocates want a bike lane there?
Chicago Sun Times
December 5, 2017, 11am PST
Over 15 years have passed since most of the city's initial traffic calming, road diet, and two-way conversion investments were completed. These traffic calming and public space enhancements have spurred significant private sector investment.
Modern Cities
September 7, 2017, 12pm PDT
A Better Block installation took over the streets of Kenmoore in Akron, Ohio last weekend.
Akron Beacon Journal
July 28, 2017, 10am PDT
A high-profile controversy over a decision by the city of Los Angeles to remove a vehicle lane in either direction has finally come to an end. The vehicle lanes will be restored.
Los Angeles Times
February 27, 2017, 1pm PST
After repainting the lanes on Rainier Avenue in Seattle, the street works better for everyone. If it's that easy, why isn't the model implemented more widely?
Seattle Bike Blog
February 3, 2017, 2pm PST
Oakland's Telegraph Avenue underwent a dramatic reconfiguration in April 2016. Since then traffic collisions have declined and walking and biking is way up.
Streetsblog California
February 1, 2017, 7am PST
As heavy truck traffic is removed from the streets of Tampa's Ybor City, efforts to return the area to its place as one of West Florida's most vibrant urban neighborhoods receive a major boost.
Modern Cities
January 24, 2017, 8am PST
A review and summary of Janette Sadik-Kahn's "Street Fight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution," by Bay Area architect and environmentalist Todd Jersey.
UrbDeZine
November 1, 2016, 9am PDT
Chynoweth Avenue in San Jose, California is notorious for speeding, illegal dumping, and prostitution. The city's remedy includes a fairly comprehensive reconfiguration of the street and its infrastructure.
San Jose Mercury News
August 29, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Dallas City Council approved a road diet for Knox Street in Dallas, where 1,000 residential units are under construction on an already thriving commercial corridor.
Dallas News
July 15, 2016, 8am PDT
The Denver Business Journal editor spoke out in opposition to a proposal to add bike lanes to Broadway in Denver. Streetsblog responded.
Streetsblog Denver
April 16, 2016, 7am PDT
Help is on the way. The law that requires the governor's planning office to devise an alternative method for measuring vehicle traffic for environmental compliance will also take up where an earlier law that exempted bike lanes from CEQA left off.
Los Angeles Times
February 26, 2016, 11am PST
San Diego's Draft Downtown Mobility Plan is laudable but consists of basic generalities and vanilla concepts, ignoring how an urban environment functions, writes Jimmy Parker, former president of the city's most urban business district.
UrbDeZine
January 1, 2016, 11am PST
In-depth coverage of the improvement efforts underway on Seattle's Rainier Avenue.
KCTS
December 2, 2015, 5am PST
Remember the term "transportation alternatives," as in alternatives to motor vehicle transportation? It's not used much anymore, and for good reason. But more modern terms, e.g. road diet, need to be rethought as well, posits Nate Holmes for Medium.
Medium
November 12, 2015, 6am PST
"If the 20th century was devoted to building the infrastructure to service the personal automobile, then perhaps the 21st century will be devoted to undoing most of it."
TechCrunch