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Greensboro investing $1.8 million on new sidewalks

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The City of Greensboro is investing $1.85 million to give pedestrians more options and keep people safe.

The city is adding sidewalks to portions of three of the city’s major thoroughfares – Randleman Road, Florida Street and Phillips Avenue. 227 more words

News

Poetry in Concrete

Shout out to the construction/landscaping worker who offered a day-making smile and a flower to this peruser of “sidewalk philosophy.”

More about the project “Everyday Poems for City Sidewalk” here.

Poetry

NY invests $99M in bike paths, sidewalks, traffic upgrades

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is investing nearly $99 million in efforts to encourage bicycle and pedestrian travel and reduce traffic and vehicle emissions. 57 more words

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TIS THE SEASON TO DO ROAD WORK

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge – August 17, 2016

All the roads are under construction. This is not an exaggeration. This is literally true. The only places not under construction are scheduled for construction shortly, or they are taking a break before the next phase begins. 109 more words

Photography

The Relingos of Beijing: An Interview with Valeria Luiselli

It’s my first time in Beijing and I find myself reading Valeria Luiselli. We’ve come separately to Beijing to attend the Bookworm Literary Festival; Luiselli is promoting her new novel  110 more words

Books

Citrus Heights Pedestrian Master Plan

The City of Citrus Heights has developed a Pedestrian Master Plan, which will be considered for adoption by the city council tomorrow night, the meeting starting at 7:00PM at the new Citrus Heights City Hall, 6300 Fountain Square Drive. 174 more words

Walkability

Editorial: Pedestrians deserve more respect

In theory, Montreal is a walkable city. But you wouldn’t know it these days given the state of the roads and sidewalks.

The proliferation of construction sites has frustrated those who get around by foot as much as those who drive, take public transit or cycle. 415 more words

Transportation