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
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
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