April 22, 2019, 10am PDT
The Seattle Department of Transportation recently released its first-ever public life study.
February 18, 2019, 7am PST
The public is providing feedback on the city of St. Paul's first-ever Pedestrian Plan.
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.
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.
December 19, 2018, 2pm PST
Six-month pilot projects along the Sunset Strip include a parklet and painted sidewalk extensions by a street artist.
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.
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.
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."
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.
July 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
A-frame sandwich board signs are illegal in Chicago, but they're widely used anyway.
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.
May 22, 2018, 11am PDT
The city will survey every one of its 37,000 street corners for compliance.
March 14, 2018, 7am PDT
Roxbury, Mattapan, and parts of Dorchester are dealing with cracked and buckled sidewalks.
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.
December 12, 2017, 8am PST
Last year more than 9,000 sidewalk sheds dotted New York streets, protecting public safety and inspiring universal frustration.
October 27, 2017, 7am PDT
Upgrading sidewalks on the way to transit stations could make a difference in cities facing declining transit ridership.
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.
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.
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.
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.