Posts tagged with 'pedestrians'
Yes, We Can Learn From The Developing World; or, Keeping an Open Mind About BRT
Yes, We Can Learn From The Developing World; or, Keeping an Open Mind About BRT
I hate to do another round on BRT with The Overhead Wire, but I can’t help myself. It’s an important discussion, particularly with BRT gaining momentum in D.C. The latest discussion started with Streetsblog making what seems like a very ...
Holland's Female Walk Signs
Holland's Female Walk Signs
The Dutch town of Haarlem has walk and don’t walk signs that are women instead of men. We should too. Not only is it important on gender grounds—those little walking people are just one more place where ungendered turns out ...
Hikers and Bikers: Beware of 'Gators!
Hikers and Bikers: Beware of 'Gators!
Forwarded to us from EMBARQ Senior Fellow Lee Schipper:
Delhi's Walkways Hazardous to Your Health, Study Finds
Delhi's Walkways Hazardous to Your Health, Study Finds
Motor vehicles often impede on pedestrian space in New Delhi, India. Photo by kandyjaxx. Thirty-three percent of commuters in Delhi, India walk to work in conditions that could be described as hazardous to your health. A report published by the ...
Dangerous Roads in India Require New Policies
Dangerous Roads in India Require New Policies
In India, 105,725 people were killed and 452,922 people were injured in road traffic crashes in 2006, and the fatalities can be expected to grow to 260,000 in 2030, unless new policies are implemented, according to a study by Mohan, ...
Help Us Support Green Cities in Mexico
Help Us Support Green Cities in Mexico
The Center for Sustainable Transport Mexico, a member of the EMBARQ network, needs your help. By voting for its proposal to launch a sustainable transport and urban planning network throughout Mexico, you can help us make Mexican cities better places ...
Bicyclists and Pedestrians: Where's My Stimulus?
Bicyclists and Pedestrians: Where's My Stimulus?
The Washington Area Bicyclist Association released a statement yesterday calling on citizens to urge state governments to build more bicycling and pedestrian projects using the $26.6 billion in stimulus funds released for transport projects on Tuesday, as part of the ...
NYC to Experiment with Car-Free Zone on Broadway
NYC to Experiment with Car-Free Zone on Broadway
Two of the most heavily congested stretches of Broadway St. – Times Square and Herald Square – will become car-free, pedestrian plazas in May to reduce traffic and pollution. The $1.5 million pilot project will ban vehicles from seven blocks ...
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