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Another look at Marcos Highway pedestrian overpasses - Part 1

My daily commute allows me to have a look at the progress of the LRT Line 2 Extension construction. I also became curious about the situation of the pedestrian facilities along Marcos Highway particularly the crossings since many at first seemed to be affected by the elevated rail structure that was to be built. 546 more words

Highways And Streets

Opinion: Bicycle lanes are not anti-poor

By Gwen Nwenya

One of the significant challenges of urban development is the conflict between development beneficiaries. Underpinning the anti-poor rhetoric that often accompanies gentrification and one of its signifiers, bicycle lanes, is the notion that it benefits the well-off at the expense of the poor. 933 more words

Policing Our Way Toward Walkability

How does one create a complete street? Certainly this involves the implementation of design standards such as bike lanes, sidewalks, and narrower travel lanes, but complete streets wouldn’t be complete without the concurrent enforcement of pedestrian-friendly policy. 938 more words

Atlanta

Downtown Edmonton bike lanes closer to becoming a reality

On Wednesday, the City of Edmonton’s urban planning committee voted unanimously in favour of a project that would see a seven-kilometre cycling grid built downtown. 325 more words

News

City to mark one million downtown bike lane ride before council weighs expanding project

As the city prepares to mark the millionth ride on its downtown bike lane pilot project, a city councillor renewed his opposition Thursday to extending the network. 528 more words

Local News

Evidence from Montreal: Building bike lanes to reduce car use

I just wanted to share this article showing evidence of car use reduction (and therefore, car traffic along roads) with the provision of bicycle lanes. 145 more words

Governance

Tybee Island Provides Useful Examples of Good Urban Design

It’s summertime and many urbanites are headed to coastal destinations all over the country. Back in 2013 we posted on the many ways in which Tybee Island, Georgia embodies desirable urban planning principles, whether by design or accident. 1,475 more words

Atlanta