A park bench may be the place for a first kiss or to stop and watch a vibrant sunset. Either way, it is a welcome seat that encourages people to step outside.
Getting kids walking and biking to school requires cultural change. Most kids arrive to school in cars and driving is standard. Creating new habits means making active transportation feel normal—elementary kids don’t want to stand out as doing
Yes, trees drop leaves and fruit, produce pollen, and have roots that can become invasive or heave sidewalks. Yet trees make such a big difference to quality of life and urban management that these are small problems to overcome.
We wondered what the data might show about the changes in bike traffic: how does it compare to changes in vehicle traffic?
Traditionally, planners see road safety as a “Three E’s” problem, solved through engineering, education, and enforcement.