Transportation

A Word on the Model Design Manual for Living Streets from Ryan Snyder

The following is a guest post from Ryan Snyder, the principal behind Ryan Snyder Associates and main organizer behind last year's meeting to create the plan for Los Angeles County's Model Design Manual for Living Streets. Since its release, the manual has been downloaded in the U.S., ... read more »

Standards for Roundabouts

Recently Ken Sides posted on the Roundabout@listserve.ksu.edu that he was impressed with CNU's new Sustainable Street Network Principles and suggested that CNU generate principles for Roundabouts. ... read more »

Downtown Montgomery's First Reverse Angle Parking

Downtown Montgomery continued its trend of implementing innovative New Urban projects with new reverse angle parking on a key thoroughfare in the Central Business District.   So far, the reviews have been positive as drivers/parkers begin to see the safety and convenience advantages that revers... read more »

And They All Come Tumbling Down: A Training for Highways-to-Boulevards Activists

Join CNU, experts in highway removal and surface street conversion, and activists around the country for a lively conversation on January 27, 2012 at 1:00 PM CST. Three speakers will briefly present key lessons learned in highway removal campaigns across the country, including how to shift political... read more »

Local Street Networks and the Future of Claiborne Avenue

Join the Claiborne Corridor Improvement Coalition for a discussion on the future of Claiborne Avenue on December 6 at 6 p.m. at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Center. Local experts in community development, planning, transportation and architecture will present research and ref... read more »

Highway Interchange Land Use Comparison

Below is the letter I wrote to my state senator about land use for highway interchanges in the Chicago area: Dear Senator Collins:  ... read more »

Indiantown Sustainable Transportation Network

CNU member Ed Erfurt brings our attention to the Martin County (FL) Community Redevelopment Agency's efforts to develop a sustainable transportation network for Indiantown, a rural community near Lake Okeechobee. See below for further information on The Indiantown Sustainable Transportation Network,... read more »

The Vote on Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct

The results of Seattle's referendum on the Alaskan Way Viaduct are in and it doesn't look good for urbanism, transit, or Seattle's taxpayers. ... read more »

Support the biking movement, and win money for CNU!

Image via rlsycle on Flickr.com The GOOD community and CLIF Bar have teamed up to announce a nationwide contest supporting the biking movement. Participants will show how awesome the biking lifestyle is by sharing their favorite biking experience alongside a picture of their bike.... read more »