Right of way
Why Pedestrian Deaths Are Rising
Jarrett Walker offers insights into "Right of Way," a book written last year by Angie Schmitt that is influencing the traffic safety conversation and pushing the fields of planning and engineering in new directions.
Watch: How the Road Got Rules
A video explains the origin of the right of way concept that controls the flow of traffic through the public realm.
Visioning Edges in Cities, and the Spaces Beyond
In an inspirational essay about the undeveloped boundaries of the public domain (such as street-ends), Chuck Wolfe urges innovation in city spaces where we "blend the familiar with the edge of the unknown."
'Midway' Plan to Transform Cleveland's Old Streetcar Routes to Bike Paths
A coalition of bike advocates and planners have proposed what would be one of the country's most ambitious bike infrastructure projects: transforming the former rights-of-way of Cleveland's street car system into protected bikeways.
Car Culture Challenged by "Pedal Power"
This Canadian documentary explores the emerging revolution in human powered transportation [Video].
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.