The Negligence Law Revolution That Wasn't
In 2017, New York's highest court held that cities could be held liable for failure to adopt traffic calming policies. Why hasn't this ruling led to safer streets?
Horrific School Bus Crash in Chattanooga Results In Five Counts of Vehicular Homicide
The driver has been arrested and charged with the deaths of five children who died at the scene of the one-vehicle crash in which the bus slammed into a tree on Monday afternoon. The National Transportation Safety Board is on the scene.
Why Liability Concerns Should Not Prevent Pedestrian-Friendly Streets
<font size="2"> <p> American commercial streets are often designed almost exclusively for cars; streets are often as many as eight or ten lanes wide, lengthening pedestrian trips and encouraging motorists to drive at speeds unsafe for pedestrians. </p>
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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.