Posts Tagged ‘ Pedestrian ’

A Tale of Two Planners: Jane Jacobs vs. Robert Moses

May 5, 2016
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A Tale of Two Planners: Jane Jacobs vs. Robert Moses

Click here for this concise by insightful article by Lauren Walser for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.The article highlights two very different approaches to city planning, one was top-down and closed-door, the other inclusive and embraci...

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Creating Healthy Human Habitats

November 20, 2015
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Here's a brilliant video on creating healthy human habitats:Insights on how to create built environments where humans can thrive.  

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Bus Rapid Transit: Bogotá

November 5, 2014
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An elegant 3rd world solution to efficient transit:Courtesy of Street Films

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Vision Zero: Making pedestrian safety a public priority

August 22, 2014
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Vision Zero: Making pedestrian safety a public priority

The following is a repost from Better Cities and Towns - better places, stronger communities. New York and other cities confront the critical problem of pedestrian fatalities.Jay Walljasper, Better Cities & TownsPedestrians on Route 1 in Virginia. ...

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Chatham woman faces charges after hitting and killing pedestrian

July 24, 2013
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Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:17:20 -0400 From: Gene Subject: Chatham woman faces charges after hitting and killing pedestrian Chatham County, N.C. — A Chatham County woman is facing drunk driving charges after hitting and killing a pedestrian during the 4th of July weekend. Emily Cheek, 21, was driving on White Smith Road around 6:30 a.m. on July 5

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Promoting Cycling & Walking Presentation at UNC

January 18, 2013
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Promoting Cycling & Walking Presentation at UNC

Ever wished that your home town could be as bike friendly as the great  European cities? If so, this free lecture might be just up your alley. more great photos on this theme can be found herePromoting Cycling and Walking for Sustainable and Healt...

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Chatham County Transportation Survey

March 3, 2012
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Chatham County Transportation Survey

Just a few weeks left to complete the Chatham County Transportation Survey; the deadline is March 15th. More info here.

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The Case for Slowing Down

February 18, 2011
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The Case for Slowing Down

Forgive the preachy and somewhat morbid post, but I think that it's important.  Pedestrians hit by moving vehicles have vastly different rates of survival depending on the speed of the vehicle on impact.  The numbers I've seen are:95% surviva...

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Bicycle & Pedestrian Survey

February 2, 2011
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Bicycle & Pedestrian Survey

Just a few days left to complete this NCDOT survey regarding bike and pedestrian needs.  The survey is anonymous, but you'll be asked to provide your zip code at the end.  This should only take 5 to 10 minutes.  The survey will close on ...

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