Transportation

In a new book, Jonathan Barnett calls for using design thinking to achieve sustainable, functional, and equitable “megaregions.”
The city is testing new mobility technologies to promote economic development and placemaking for the 21st Century.
Seniors have the most to gain from pedestrian and cycling improvements—yet they often feel threatened by changes that provide alternatives to driving. Here are ways to include seniors in active transportation planning.
Traditional urbanism evolved over millennia to meet human needs. The adoption of AVs should not be allowed to replace time-tested places with something that would probably make our lives worse.
As cities and towns plan for rapidly changing transportation technology, flexible urban design and policy solutions are needed. Here are six considerations based on a workshop in Walton County, Florida.
In partnership with CNU and Stantec Urban Places, the city will host an intensive, four-and-a-half-day workshop on micromobility (e.g. scooters and e-bikes), automated vehicles, and new parking technologies, and how these trends will affect city...
Little Vehicles, including bikes, scooters, e-bikes, velomobiles, motorized skateboards, unicycles, and “hoverboards,” have the potential to transform urban living. Safe infrastructure is needed to get the most of these new modes.
Banning of cars is the first step in a streetscape reconstruction of the city’s major thoroughfare.
A national team of experts will work with local and other participants to examine automated vehicle implementation on the 30A beach highway, which goes through Seaside and many other towns.
The decision of a city in Texas to plan for new growth using a grid of streets has inspired readers and makes a lot of sense.
Highways to Boulevards campaign organizers and CNU members visited 20 Congressional offices in late October, to discuss two current proposals in Congress that would offer funds for highway removal.
Not if you can't use it for shopping—and that's why protected bike lanes are one key to reducing carbon emissions.