Right of way

NYC-crosswalk

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.

June 21, 2021 - Human Transit

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.

March 2, 2020 - City Beautiful

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."

April 9, 2015 - The Huffington Post

'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.

August 15, 2014 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

Car Culture Challenged by "Pedal Power"

This Canadian documentary explores the emerging revolution in human powered transportation [Video].

October 20, 2009 - CBC

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