Streets are for people first (Treehugger)

by Lloyd Alter, Published October 24th, 2016 Visiting the City of Hamilton for a conference recently, I was surprised to find myself on the most walkable street in town and faced with this- a construction hoarding blocking the entire sidewalk, with no provision for pedestrians. I went around it, walking in the one northbound lane,…

How Passenger Behavior Can Improve City Mobility (100 resilient cities)

Published 08.24.16 Cities must engage citizens to develop efficient transport infrastructure that meets the urgent challenges facing cities today .This cross-post from our Platform Partner EYdescribes how studying behavior can affect the future of transport planning. 100RC engages in content partnerships with several organizations, and cross-posting does not indicate an endorsement or agreement. Cities under pressure The growing…

Are walkers smarter than drivers? (BBC)

By Bryan Lufkin, Published on July 13th, 2016 A new study shows that walkable cities in the US have higher GDP and education levels. Why? DO YOU PREFER WALKING OR DRIVING? Your answermay suggest something about your education level, according to a new study. A report published last month says metropolitan areas in the United…