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Advocates

July 19, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Renaissance Revival building that houses New York City's beloved Strand Bookstore is under consideration by the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission. The case has provoked debate between rival advocates.
Pacific Standard
December 21, 2018, 2pm PST
Dubbed the "Seattle Squeeze," heavier traffic is expected in the new year as the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes and downtown construction projects continue. While the city prepares, activists want to use the opportunity to encourage other modes.
Crosscut
May 22, 2018, 7am PDT
Nashville's first transit oriented development plan, focusing on the neighborhood of Donelson, is facing opposition from affordable housing advocates.
The Tennessean
July 9, 2017, 5am PDT
This post is sure to inspire debate. The hope, however, is that it will inspire coordination.
Forbes
April 1, 2016, 8am PDT
Nothing helps an advocacy organization like name recognition. Brad Pitt, for instance.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
July 11, 2015, 7am PDT
In the ongoing quest to better measure the use of streets by all modes—a new tool could be a game changer for transportation engineers, planners, and advocates alike.
Streetsblog USA