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Open Letter to D.C. Mayor Calls for End to Traffic Violence

After a driver fatally struck a toddler, D.C.-area pedestrian and cycling advocates ask the District to take stronger action to prevent traffic fatalities.

September 24, 2021 - Greater Greater Washington

Wheelchair Accessible

Transport Access Manual: A Guide for Measuring Connection between People and Places

This new Manual is a guide for evaluating peoples' ability to access services and activities, and therefore the performance of transportation and land use configurations.

December 2, 2020 - Transport Access Manual: A Guide for Measuring Connection between People and Places

Even Quaint Towns Can Be Cutting Edge

Small towns can teach big cities about effective roadway designs.

November 6, 2016 - Modern Cities


Multimodal Millennials? A Closer Look Using Multifaceted Traveler Types

Kelcie Ralph guest blogs about a new article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.

October 17, 2016 - JPER

Will Mayor Garcetti Be Able to Maintain L.A.'s Multimodal Momentum?

Antonio Villaraigosa’s successes earned him a reputation as L.A.'s transportation mayor. Can Mayor Garcetti weave together high-profile projects with back to basics governance to integrate L.A.'s neighborhood development and transportation planning?

November 6, 2013 - Next City

Boston Mayoral Candidates Talk Livable Streets, But Can They Walk the Walk?

At a forum held this week, Boston mayoral candidates demonstrated their fluency in the language of transportation alternatives and livable communities. But ideas for meaningful policy changes were largely missing, says Boston Streets.

September 18, 2013 - Boston Streets

Improving Mobility Requires a Multimodal Consideration of Congestion

As urban populations increase and drivers seek to escape crowded commutes, America's urban transit systems are becoming increasingly congested. For TDM professionals to improve mobility for all, they must first change how they conceive of congestion.

September 16, 2013 - Greater Greater Washington

Oregon DOT Renounces 'Highway Centric' Approach

State departments of transportation aren't known for being the most progressive public agencies. But, in response to economic and demographic changes, Oregon's DOT (ODOT) is breaking the mold by embracing a multimodal transformation.

May 24, 2013 - Bike Portland

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

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.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.