Sidewalks

April 22, 2019, 10am PDT
The Seattle Department of Transportation recently released its first-ever public life study.
Streetblog USA
February 18, 2019, 7am PST
The public is providing feedback on the city of St. Paul's first-ever Pedestrian Plan.
Next City
January 26, 2019, 9am PST
Move Seattle included a promise of 250 blocks of new sidewalks and pathways. But costs are much higher than predicted and the low-cost pathways are minimal improvements for pedestrians.
The Urbanist
January 2, 2019, 8am PST
The city of St. Paul released a draft Pedestrian Plan in November, its first-ever addendum to the city's Comprehensive Plan to focus specifically on pedestrian safety.
Next City
December 19, 2018, 2pm PST
Six-month pilot projects along the Sunset Strip include a parklet and painted sidewalk extensions by a street artist.
Wehoville
November 6, 2018, 2pm PST
Minneapolis is stepping up enforcement of snow removal scofflaws and considering taking on the job of clearing sidewalks in the name of walkability.
Star Tribune
September 4, 2018, 11am PDT
A bill that would toss the helmet requirement for adult e- scooter riders and allow them to ride on roads where the speed limit is 35 mph, up from the current limit of 25 mph, is on Governor Jerry Brown's desk. He has until Sept. 30 to decide.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 19, 2018, 11am PDT
The problem of feces in the public realm is rampant in San Francisco, so the city is launching a new "Poop Patrol."
San Francisco Chronicle
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 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
A-frame sandwich board signs are illegal in Chicago, but they're widely used anyway.
Block Club Chicago
June 3, 2018, 9am PDT
A system of beacons will send signals to cell phones in Houston to help bus riders find stops and navigate public transit safely.
Houston Chronicle
May 22, 2018, 11am PDT
The city will survey every one of its 37,000 street corners for compliance.
Oregon Live
March 14, 2018, 7am PDT
Roxbury, Mattapan, and parts of Dorchester are dealing with cracked and buckled sidewalks.
The Boston Globe
February 20, 2018, 5am PST
Plenty of sidewalks stand in need of improvement, and many aren't there at all. But they're also a symbol of the automobile's engineered dominance of our roads.
Curbed
December 12, 2017, 8am PST
Last year more than 9,000 sidewalk sheds dotted New York streets, protecting public safety and inspiring universal frustration.
Yahoo Finance
October 27, 2017, 7am PDT
Upgrading sidewalks on the way to transit stations could make a difference in cities facing declining transit ridership.
TransitCenter
August 12, 2017, 11am PDT
The changes in store for the main corridor through San Francisco's central business district connect to a larger story about accessibility for people with disabilities.
Next City
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
July 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
Sidewalk-adjacent eating spaces generally separate diners from pedestrians. By using markers instead of fences, some Seattle eateries are opening their dining areas to the street.
The Urbanist
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.
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