Cycling Safety and Protected Bicycle Facilities

The University of Westminster recently released a cycling safety study which used travel surveys to predict future cycling crash hot spots. By recording rider information on near misses, non-injury incidents and qualitative perceptions of safety, Rachel Aldred and Sian Crosweller showed that slower cyclists experience roadways […]

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Walking in Memphis

A community led revitalization of Broad Street in Memphis. A few buckets of paint, some pop up shops, and entrepreneurial spirit helped bring a neighborhood back to life. Temporary projects like these often encourage city agencies and politicians to re-imagine how streets can better serve […]

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Shared Mobility and Complete Streets

The American Planning Association recently put out a comprehensive guide on shared mobility. You’re most likely familiar with the concept: Short term access to a mode of transportation on an as-needed basis. Think Zipcar, Uber, bike share, product or food delivery services, and soon, self-driving […]

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Should Transit Be Free?

I stumbled on an article the other day which asked a question I never really considered: Should transit be free? I began to dig around and found a whole network of free transit advocates. Several cities around the world have abolished transit fares, usually with […]

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How To Be Car Free In Dallas

When I moved from Baltimore to Dallas, many people told me I’d have to buy a car in order to survive here. Taking a quick look at a map of DFW, I thought they were right. The metro sprawls in every direction.  Much of the […]

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The Difference Between Roads and Streets

Is there a difference between roads and streets?  Listen to any Bruce Springsteen song and you’ll probably hear a reference to “the street”. This is often accompanied by stanzas about how he spent a summer building a ’72 Challenger from scratch or found spiritual salvation in […]

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