STREET DESIGN

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A city street is a terrible thing to waste

To stop the killing of pedestrians on New York City Streets, we have to change the way we build our streets
JOHN MASSENGALEFEB. 3, 2016
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As traffic deaths rise, blame engineering dogma

US traffic deaths are rising again—fatalities jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2015
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Shared space intersections mean less delay

Mingling of people and cars at slow speeds is efficient and pedestrian-friendly, according to a University of Connecticut study.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 10, 2016
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Headlines: People & other creatures

Complete streets, parks for dogs, lessons on urbanism, gentrification, and the passing of a great urbanist too soon
LISA SCHAMESSJUN. 23, 2017
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Road diet bridges a barrier, boosts safety

A breakthrough design on La Jolla Boulevard in San Diego cuts crashes by 90 percent and gives local business a shot in the arm.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJAN. 10, 2018
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Five scenarios that make street transformation possible

Why street design has not kept pace with automotive safety improvements, and what you can do about it.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJAN. 17, 2018
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Bigger is not better for main street

Roundabouts and reductions in lane widths helped to restore civic life along a US highway in a western New York village.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJAN. 30, 2018
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Context-based redesign solves street problems

A pedestrian fatality spurred a transformation of a thoroughfare in Raleigh, linking a college campus to neighborhoods.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 5, 2018
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Redesigned street leads to better suburb

South Miami, Florida, has completely transformed since 2000—largely following the context-sensitive transformation of its main street.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEJAN. 22, 2018