Street Design

January 23, 2019, 10am PST
The latest edition of the annual report by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition reports more and more death and tragedy on American streets and roads.
CityLab
January 19, 2019, 7am PST
Sen. Scott Wiener introduced legislation to make state highways that run through villages, town, and cities, often acting as main streets, accommodate the safety needs of walkers, cyclists, and transit users when undergoing capital improvements.
Streetsblog California
January 10, 2019, 2pm PST
Pedestrians are often blamed first for accidents, but they have few choices when the infrastructure is lacking, a new study shows.
Streetsblog USA
December 21, 2018, 7am PST
Many streets and cities are designed for vehicles instead of for pedestrians. But policies and programs in cities around the world, and even in the United States, might be signaling a shift in priorities.
The New York Times
October 16, 2018, 8am PDT
Integrating autonomous vehicles into cities will require effectively managing city streets and suburban sprawl.
Streetsblog USA
September 26, 2018, 7am PDT
Volunteers in Cleveland suburb, Euclid, undertook a traffic calming and beautification project on one of the city's downtown streets.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
August 22, 2018, 9am PDT
The media coverage of a tragic crash in Cleveland shows how long of a leash drivers and street design get in the debate about traffic safety and the public realm.
Streetsblog USA
August 15, 2018, 7am PDT
The Denveright plan puts pedestrians first, but could do more for public transportation and bikes, says a critique from Streetsblog Denver.
Streetsblog Denver
June 13, 2018, 2pm PDT
Pre-signals offer the benefit of a dedicated lane on smaller streets that can't accommodate a dedicated bus lane.
CityLab
June 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Members of the Phoenix Complete Streets Advisory Board say the city isn't living up to the promises of its complete streets policy.
Streetsblog USA
May 30, 2018, 9am PDT
A few pioneering fire departments are making room for safety (while demanding less space) on city streets.
Streetsblog USA
May 28, 2018, 11am PDT
An institutional mandate isn't enough to make a design vision a reality. Portland is working on bringing its standards and guidelines in line with its ambition for protected bike lanes.
Bike Portland
May 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released a study on May 8 that attributes the increased number of pedestrians killed in part to road design that allows for higher speeds, fewer intersections and pedestrian crossings and more SUVs.
The Washington Post
February 8, 2018, 11am PST
The goods movement industry wants a seat at the table.
InTransition Magazine
January 30, 2018, 9am PST
Streets will have to evolve, again.
New York Magazine
January 26, 2018, 9am PST
Every year, all over the country (depending on El Niño and Polar Vortexes), snow covers roads and traffic patterns and snow removal equipment reveals a safer street design.
Blueprint
December 19, 2017, 8am PST
Willamette's new bike lanes make for an important link in Portland's bike infrastructure, but building unprotected bike lanes on a high-speed street carries risk.
Bike Portland
December 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Streetsblog USA is seeking nominations.
Streetsblog USA
November 22, 2017, 8am PST
An administrator for the Kentucky division of the Federal Highway Administration informed the city of Lexington that its rainbow crosswalk does not meet federal safety standards.
Lexington Herald Leader
November 10, 2017, 2pm PST
The size of fire trucks frustrates advocates on many sides of the public safety debate. The San Francisco Fire Department sought a solution.
SF.Streetsblog