Road Speed

Radar Speed Sign

The Case for Slower Cities

Lower speed limits make cities safer, more livable, and, in the long run, more functional.

August 22, 2019 - CityLab

Phoenix

Walking in Phoenix Can Mean Taking Your Life in Your Hands

Phoenix's roads are the most dangerous in the state for pedestrians, but the city is taking little action to make them safer.

April 8, 2019 - AZ Central

Speed hump

City Councils Considering Removing Speed Bumps to Reduce Air Pollution Should Slow Down

According to a report in The Telegraph, some U.K. cities want to use air pollution as a reason to remove speed bumps, Peter Walker argues this idea is ludicrous.

April 13, 2017 - The Guardian

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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.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.