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Winter

November 5, 2019, 2pm PST
The city’s plan for dealing with snow and ice on sidewalks this winter doesn't address past problems and won't meet the needs of residents, say critics.
The Star
February 11, 2019, 2pm PST
Monday marked the first time King County Metro Transit has deployed its almost-decade-old plan to deal with winter conditions.
The Seattle Times
December 31, 2017, 11am PST
Planning for snow, and for cold days, is a professional practice unto itself.
Smart Cities Dive
February 4, 2016, 7am PST
A large backlash followed a large winter storm on the East Coast.
Brokelyn
January 21, 2016, 6am PST
After heavy snow, protected bike lanes can be caught in an unfortunate position between roads and sidewalks. More public awareness may help keep them clear for winter cyclists.
Chi.Streetsblog
January 6, 2016, 9am PST
"It's too cold to walk here" is often the response to the subject of livability in northern climes. Hazel Borys hails from the third coldest city of its size on earth and talks walkable winter cities.
PlaceShakers
March 6, 2015, 2pm PST
We know not everyone is pleased with the winter right now, but there's no denying the beauty of the United States when it's covered in snow.
New York Times
August 19, 2013, 2pm PDT
Keeping public spaces active and attractive during the winter months is a common challenges in cold weather climates. Pittsburgh is seeking ideas from artists to help enliven downtown's Market Square during the depths of winter.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
November 26, 2012, 8am PST
As colder temperatures and adverse weather descend on the District of Columbia, Ashley Halsey III finds that the city's emerging bicycling culture endures.
The Washington Post
December 13, 2010, 5am PST
Garrett Bradford of TheCityFix.com explores why bikesharing systems in, like those in Denver, the Twin Cities, and Montreal go into hibernation over winter and re-emerge anew in springtime.
TheCityFix