Mar 28
NYC: Speed Cam Data: See How Enforcement Drops Off a Cliff Each Afternoon : State law keeps the city’s speed cameras from issuing tickets beyond one hour before and one hour after school events. 20 cameras are allowed by Albany; five are currently operating....
Streetsblog
Mar 28
NYC: The Weekly Carnage : The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs....
Streetsblog
Mar 28
AHC Inc. breaks ground in Alexandria : News from NHC's family of membersby Radiah Shabazz, National Housing ConferenceNHC member AHC Inc. broke ground on its first affordable housing development in Alexandria, Va., in February....
NHC Open House Blog
Mar 28
NYC: NYPD and the Press Parrot Driver’s Account of Crash That Killed Lisa Julian : Yesterday’s fatal East Village crash is another example of how NYPD and the press blame deceased pedestrians and cyclists based mostly on the word of the drivers who killed them. “Woman, 47, crossing...
Streetsblog
Mar 28
NYC: Cumbo Calls for Safer Atlantic Ave, and Trottenberg Promises Action : City Council Member Laurie Cumbo with advocates from the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, Make Brooklyn Safer, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, New York League of Conservation Vote...
Streetsblog
Mar 28
Rising Seas + Dams + Aquifer Pumping = Delta Blues : Dams, water pumping and global warming are combining to threaten crowded delta regions....
Dot Earth
Mar 28
Weekend Reading 3/28/14 : Jennifer I’ve had a hard time keeping it together while I’ve read the Seattle Times coverage of the Oso mudslide this week, mostly because of the horrific human toll but also because its report...
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 28
How To Choose Your Business Equipment Lease Partner : Having decided to get equipment lease financing, do you think you’re ready to find a lease partner for your business? Do you know the factors that should you should consider before making a choice?...
The Wireless Forge
Mar 28
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Cuomo Unveils $4.9 Billion Transit “Resiliency” Plan; Funding Uncertain (News, Advance) London News Editor on Bike-Share: “Stick With It Through the Twists and Turns” (News) For Third Straight Year, M...
Streetsblog
Mar 28
Friday Fun: Moscow metro’s commuter dogs : Moscow’s canine commuters have become a mystery, and a source of intrigue, for subway users and transport enthusiasts....
The City Fix
Mar 28
The Risky Affair of Cycling in Nairobi, Kenya : 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome first started cycling as a boy in Kenya. Cycling is an equitable and low-cost form of mobility, although it can be a dangerous activity in citi...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 28
Extending and Connecting Dublin’s Luas Tram Service : According to the 2011 census, 55% of commuters in Dublin travel by car or motorbike. The significant remainder of commuters use a variety of modes offered by public transportation. In...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 28
Moving the Capital: Public Transit in Washington, D.C. : The Washington, D.C....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 28
Friday briefing : What are Knoxville's largest apartment complexes? KNS Carly Harrington: Breakfast boom hits Knoxville. KNS As KCDC considers Townview purchase, its owners are mostly unknown....
Property Scope
Mar 28
Friday News Digest : It has been far too long, I know, since the last news digest. My apologies to our loyal Friday readers....
Strong Towns
Mar 28
The Transit Train Wreck : Investigators have concluded that the driver of the CTA train that crashed at O’Hare earlier this week slept through the stop. Moreover, she apparently had a record of falling asleep at work before....
The Antiplanner
Mar 27
Forum Marketing Strategy Benefits To Online Business Community Veterans : The full advantages of forum marketing strategy are mostly enjoyed by forum veterans. This are people how have over a long period of time gained credibility and positive online image....
The Wireless Forge
Mar 27
NYC: At Manhattan Vision Zero Forum, NYPD Says Better Crash Data Coming Soon : The Vision Zero town hall roadshow returned to Manhattan last night with a well-attended forum at John Jay College....
Streetsblog
Mar 27
NYC: NYPD Tickets for Failure to Yield Up 108 Percent Compared to 2013 : For the second month in a row, NYPD issued more summonses for failure to yield to pedestrians than officers wrote a year ago. Photo: zamboni-man/Flickr In February, 2,818 failure to yield citations we...
Streetsblog
Mar 27
Thursday Update : Wanted to update everyone real quickly on the work we did this past weekend on the member site....
Strong Towns
Mar 27
It’s Crow-Killing Time in Upstate New York, and Elsewhere : Varied views on a weekend crow-shooting contest....
Dot Earth
Mar 27
NYC: NYPD: 914 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, Nine Killed in Traffic in February : Image: NYPD Twelve people died in New York City traffic in February, and 3,077 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [PDF]. As of the end of February, 22 pedestrians and cyclist...
Streetsblog
Mar 27
NYC: Albany’s Absurd Restrictions Prevent NYC Speed Cameras From Saving Lives : As City Hall, the City Council, and street safety advocates press Albany for greater freedom to deploy automated speed enforcement in NYC, they’re asking not just for more cameras, but also for more l...
Streetsblog
Mar 27
Helping older adults age in place in all kinds of communities : by Janet Viveiros, Center for Housing PolicyAs the number of older adults in the U.S....
NHC Open House Blog
Mar 27
6 Freeway Removals That Changed Their Cities Forever : Okay, you’re thinking, but where do all the cars go? It turns out that when you take out a high-occupancy freeway it doesn’t turn the surface streets into the equivalent of the Autobahn....
Urban Planning Blog
Mar 27
The nuts and bolts of a road safety audit : Road safety audits, like this one on Rio de Janeiro’s TransOeste bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor, help identify and address potential traffic safety concerns....
The City Fix
Mar 27
A New Measure of Food Deserts : The concept of a “food desert“—a place where residents have little access to to healthy, affordable food—can seem somewhat alien to the well-off....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 27
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Citi Bike GM Justin Ginsburgh Resigns (WSJ, WNYC, News); NYT Explains Citi Bike’s “Solvable” Woes Prendergast Content to Let Cuomo Raid $40 Million From the Transit Agency He Runs (News) De Blasio Ask...
Streetsblog
Mar 27
The Fight Over Parking Minimums in Seattle : Most people love free parking, so it’s no surprise why there is a controversy when urban planners want to build less....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 27
A Mystery Manor of Thessaloniki Becomes Poster Promotion : It could easily be a promotion of the city or a circuit of the mystery manors, of which there are plenty, but it’s not....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 27
Can Denver’s Ambitious Light-Rail Plan Meet its 2018 Completion Deadline? : In 1993, Denver, Colorado did not have a single light-rail line in its metro area....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 27
KCDC eyes deal to buy Townview Towers : Knoxville's public housing agency may soon team up with the private sector to acquire an East Knoxville apartment complex. Knoxville's Community Development Corp....
Property Scope
Mar 27
Thursday briefing : Federal regulators set sights on Tennessee's payday lending industry. Times Free Press Opry owner closes in on deal to buy Lower Broadway building, in Nashville....
Property Scope
Mar 27
Podcast Show 168: Marohn on Transportation : Andrew Burleson interviews our own Chuck Marohn in studio on transportation and how we transition from a system that emphasizes building new to one that maintains key systems over time....
Strong Towns
Mar 27
Walkable Cities Madness 14′ Bracket: Round of 32 : Click for a larger view of the bracket Now we’re on to the Round of 32, but not before some close matchups in the First Round. LA barely squeaks past Tulsa…though I’m guessing that’s because most peop...
neighborhoods.org
Mar 26
Studio Report: Cities with Wet Feet : Next week, ten teams of architects, planners, engineers, and scientists (among others) will unveil the results of more than seven months of research and design development into strategies for rebuildi...
Urban Omnibus
Mar 26
NYC: Parks Department: City Hopes to Complete High Bridge Rehab This Year : Last year Mayor Bloomberg announced that the long-awaited restoration of the car-free High Bridge would be completed “by 2014.” Work began soon after, and the Parks Department tells Streetsblog the re...
Streetsblog
Mar 26
Podcast Show 167: Catching up with Chuck : Andrew Burleson visits Brainerd and sits down in studio to interview Chuck Marohn and find out where he's been (and where the Strong Towns podcast has been)....
Strong Towns
Mar 26
The New Normal’s Challenges to Developing a Downtown Entertainment Niche Based on Formal Entertainments: Part 2 the audiences; revised 041214 : Posted by N. David Milder Introduction This is the second part of the third in a series of articles about the “new normal” for our nation’s downtowns....
The Downtown Curmudgeon
Mar 26
Traffic on the Viaduct: Falling, But Maybe Not So Fast : Oy. A few weeks back I wrote about new data from the Seattle Department of Transportation showing that traffic on the Alaskan Way Viaduct had plummeted....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 26
My Sixth Extinction Facepalm : The Sixth Extinction, Book CoverDear Ms....
Sightline - The Daily Score blog
Mar 26
Pushing the “Reset” Button on Public Housing : NYCHA Resident Association President Reginald Bowman talking to other panelists | photo courtesy of the Institute for Public Architecture “A Total Reset,” the title of a roundtable convened last week...
Urban Omnibus
Mar 26
Two case studies show cities return to physical activity : Parque Madureira in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, provides a place for residents to engage in physical activity and connect with the local community....
The City Fix
Mar 26
Day 6: A World Class Transportation System : A World Class Transportation System Day 1: Reframing the debate Day 2: Why we are perpetually short of money Day 2 (supplement): More detailed charts Day 3: Operating principles for a funding s...
Strong Towns
Mar 26
NYC: No Vision Zero Specifics in Proposed NYPD Budget : NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, second from left, and other department brass testify before the City Council on March 21. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says NYPD is committed to Vision Zero, but th...
Streetsblog
Mar 26
A Park for the Nostalgic : Mid Main Park / all images from Hapa Collaborative At Main Street and 18th Avenue in Vancouver, the Palm Dairy and Milk Bar, an old ice-cream shop, was a popular spot for more than 30 years, until it...
ASLA.org - The Dirt
Mar 26
NYC: Today’s Headlines : Vision Zero: Livery Drivers Launch Safe Driving Group, Seek TLC Rewards for Good Drivers (Post) Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Driver Hits Him in East Village (Post) 20th Precinct Says Its Pos...
Streetsblog
Mar 26
Top 10 Job Boards for Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers : We scoured the web for the best job boards for architects and urban planners, but our work was not complete. One more list was in order....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 26
The Right Direction? The Syokimau Commuter Train in Nairobi, Kenya : Kenyan towns, especially the City of Nairobi, continue to choke with traffic brought about by the over-dependence on the motor vehicle and the insufficiency of related infrastructure....
Global Site Plans: The Grid
Mar 26
Design Visions to Unite Madisonians: Future High Capacity Transit System : Public transportation networks provide numerous assets for growing cities – primarily, they provide a cheaper alternative to cars; are a better option for the environment; and reduce congestio...
Global Site Plans: The Grid
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