Since it launched in 2003, complete streets has ignited a nationwide movement to redesign roads to be more equitable; over 300 jurisdictions have passed laws that recognize how people use streets for commerce, socializing, walking and moving around without the aid of a car. Cities, towns and suburbs have codified complete streets as law — directing their departments of public...
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It can be empowering to track, share and compare choices as consumers of energy and transportation services (the two largest contributors to climate change). It helps when individuals have options and tools for measuring their actions. Sharing from personal experience here…
The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change 2017 report looks behind the numbers on planetary carbon footprint, with a special focus on how the burning of fossil fuels affects human health.
Over the last decade, complete streets have been firmly established with urban planners, biking, transit and health advocates as a central tenet to improved access and safety on roads largely built for the convenience of cars.
With transit holding steady and cycling surging, cities find themselves in an interesting position. They’d like to encourage more of this kind of “mode shift”—but how? Inevitably, the stickiest of all wickets is parking. Cities large and small are being advised to place parking within a larger conversation. Like Cleveland’s University Circle district, which conducted a detailed parking study in coordination...
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