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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.
February 8, 2018, 11am PST
The goods movement industry wants a seat at the table.
January 31, 2018, 11am PST
Making streets, sidewalks safer for people with limited mobility.
January 30, 2018, 9am PST
Streets will have to evolve, again.
January 29, 2018, 5am PST
The rise of online retail has come with a flurry of delivery trucks that don't always have good places to stop. Researchers from Amazon's hometown are on the case.
Landscape Architecture Magazine
January 28, 2018, 11am PST
The complete streets movement calls for streets to be designed—or redesigned—in order to accommodate a broad range of users and uses.
December 21, 2017, 5am PST
The needs that drive complete streets policy are as unique as the communities they have taken root, but effective complete streets programs do share a few common traits.
December 16, 2017, 1pm PST
Streetsblog USA is seeking nominations.
November 18, 2017, 1pm PST
In many locales, instruments like traffic studies take pedestrian health into little account. According to Lark Lo, healthy communities haven't been much of a priority at all.
October 4, 2017, 6am PDT
The "right street in the right place" hasn't always been a concept that departments of transportation were ready to acknowledge, much less adopt. The Florida Department of Transportation, however, is working to take context into consideration.
State Smart Transportation Initiatives
October 2, 2017, 8am PDT
A look at how to program social equity into the planning process, and balance NIMBY concerns with collective goals, by Howard Blackson, leader of AVRP SkyPort Studios Urban Design practice in San Diego.
October 2, 2017, 6am PDT
The Calm Streets project, intended to improve traffic safety, walkability, and economic development opportunities in St. Louis, picked up new momentum in the form of grant funding.
September 7, 2017, 12pm PDT
A Better Block installation took over the streets of Kenmoore in Akron, Ohio last weekend.
September 5, 2017, 10am PDT
There's an economic cost for making pedestrians wait at stoplights, according to a new study.
September 4, 2017, 11am PDT
Protestors are placing their bodies between bike paths and car traffic to make a point about transportation planning.
August 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
Officials in Buffalo are considering a move to institutionalize their commitment to walkability.
July 29, 2017, 7am PDT
As the arrival of autonomous vehicles (AVs) becomes more of a reality, cities need to start considering how this new technology will affect streets and street networks. This brief guide provides an overview and resources on this topic.
Urbanism Next Blog - Sustainable Cities Initiative
July 11, 2017, 1pm PDT
Its easy to criticize Florida, one of the deadliest states for pedestrians, however progress is being made through collaborative approaches between local citizens and their municipal officials.
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.
June 21, 2017, 5am PDT
Though the quick expansion of complete streets policies is worth celebrating, minority and low-income communities are still being left behind, and killed at a disproportionate rate.