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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Pedestrians
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8 Ways to Reduce Road Fatalities Using the ‘Safe System’ Approach 14.1.2019 THE CITY FIX
Despite more than 1.35 million lives lost on the roads each year, traffic-related fatalities aren’t given the same media or political attention as plane, train or boat disasters. Indeed, some view these tragedies as commonplace or unavoidable – but they ...
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As development eats away at Denver’s green space, the “city within a park” is becoming a concrete metropolis 13.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Green space in Denver is disappearing faster than in most other cities, with paved-over cover increasing from 19 percent of the city in 1974 to 48 percent in 2018 (not including Denver International Airport), federal and city data show. Up to 69 percent of the city is expected to be paved or covered by 2040.
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China Elevates Bike Lanes to a New Level 7.1.2019 THE CITY FIX
Today’s streets are contested spaces. There seems to be an ongoing, intensifying competition between cars, bikes and pedestrians, trying to get from point A to B as quickly as possible. How do they all share the limited space available in ...
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Living Desert Zoo leads wildlife-viewing tour of Namibia 3.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Explore Namibia, known for its wildlife and huge desert dunes, on a 13-day journey with the Living Desert Travel Club in Palm Desert, Calif.

Among the highlights will be a visit to Etosha National Park, where travelers can wait near a sprawling watering hole for lions, elephants, springboks and...

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Five family-friendly options for New Year's Eve around Minnesota 31.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Looking for something to do on Monday night to say farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019? Here are a few family-friendly ideas from around Minnesota.
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Here's your Rose Bowl game travel primer 31.12.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Ohio State and Washington will meet in the 105th Rose Bowl game Tuesday at 2 p.m. Parking around the stadium will be limited. Ticket holders are encouraged to use public transportation or carpool and to arrive early.

Getting to the game

Drop-off for taxis, ride-hailing services

No drop-offs or...

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Why Does Universal Street Design Matter? Ensuring Accessibility for All in Belo Horizonte 24.12.2018 THE CITY FIX
Improving public transit requires a hard look not just at vehicles and routes but at how people get on and off them. Too often, design that takes into account how all different kinds of people might use a system is ...
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You’ll have more chances to visit national parks for free in 2019 17.12.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The National Park Service raised the number of free days in 2019, adding a day to honor the park service's anniversary.
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Your Christmas tree has an environmental footprint. Here's how to minimize it 5.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There's no clear answer on whether real or artificial trees are best -- minimizing impact depends on how each person purchases and disposes of their tree.
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Photos: Winter storm hits southern Minnesota 2.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It's been a snowy start to December across southern Minnesota. Here are some views of Saturday's snowfall and its effects around the Twin Cities.
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You say you want a revolution: How changing mobility will make new cities 13.11.2018 Resource Efficiency |
As infrastructure weathers and tech disrupts traditional transportation, we need a transition.
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Transition comes to the Governor-elect Walz administration 9.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
DFL Governor and lieutenant governor-elect Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan said they will start hiring staff, vetting commissioners and crafting their budget priorities.
As fall days grow shorter, crash risks rise 25.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges drivers and pedestrians to pay close attention to the road as visibility worsens in the fall.
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Speed cameras highlight year one of Philly's safe streets project 20.10.2018 News
Speed cameras are a big win for the city, but there is a slate of more improvements ahead.
Extend the Broad Street Line north, make parking permits more expensive, and more radical ideas to calm Philly's traffic woes and make us a better city | Opinion 20.10.2018 News
We've tapped some advocates and experts for radical ideas for what Philadelphia can do to address our transportation problems and make us a better city.
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Why do you hit every red light? How pedestrians, construction, and computerized signals choke traffic. 15.10.2018 News
Why does it seem as if traffic doesn't flow as well as it did decades ago? The reasons could include pedestrians, ride-sharing, construction - even Mayor's Kenney's initiative to end traffic-related deaths.
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Safe, efficient self-driving cars could block walkable, livable communities 9.10.2018 Resource Efficiency |
Are two of our major environmental goals at odds?
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With Electric Scooters, Road Space Isn’t So Black and White After All 6.10.2018 THE CITY FIX
Over the last year, electric scooters have sped onto the streets of some of America’s largest cities, delighting many riders but also surprising and confusing pedestrians and drivers who aren’t quite sure how to deal with them. Do they belong ...
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Market Street redesign in Old City gets state funding 3.10.2018 News
State money dedicated today could make Market Street look very different.
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Seven-year-old who died after fall from SEPTA train remembered for entrepreneurial spirit 25.9.2018 News
For Aden Devlin, a 7-year-old who slipped while walking between subway cars, selling candy was his hustle.
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