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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Pedestrians
Last updated: Sep 16 2019 17:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Pedestrians die every 90 minutes in the U.S., and low-income areas are hurt most 16.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

In a troubling national trend that has perplexed advocates and experts, pedestrian deaths are increasing, disproportionately affecting lower-income, minority communities.

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Third light rail accident in the Twin Cities in the last two weeks 10.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Metro Transit officials say a man was walking on tracks along the Green Line when he was struck by a passing train.
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Pedestrian struck, killed by Green Line train in St. Paul 31.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Metro Transit spokesperson said preliminary information indicates the pedestrian walked into the path of a westbound train as an eastbound train was leaving the Dale Street station.
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Living in L.A., one Airbnb at a time 8.8.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Six months. Nine short-term rentals. One suitcase. No car. How a new arrival to Los Angeles found his way home.

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Not on my sidewalk: Letter writers really don't like scooters 3.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

More than a predictable backlash against new technology, our readers' distaste for electric scooters stems from their fierce protectiveness over sidewalk space.

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Denver’s plan for bicycles is moving faster, but it could still take 18 years 2.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Post reviewed the city's bike and sidewalk plans, its progress so far and the public resistance that some new projects face.
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“Stop killing us”: After a deadly month, Denver cyclists will swarm streets 30.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Alexis Bounds was the fourth bicyclist killed on the Front Range this month and the second in Denver. The deaths have galvanized cyclists, who are planning a week of protest and mourning.
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Getting Out of Jail After Dark Can Be Dangerous—and Sometimes Deadly 29.7.2019 Mother Jones
The last bus of the day pulls away from the parking lot outside the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California, at 8:43 p.m. Twenty minutes later, a young woman pulls up the hood of her dark jacket, pushes open the jail lobby’s heavy door, and steps out into the night, looking for a cigarette. Leah, […]
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4 Emerging Concepts that Could Transform Cities 23.7.2019 THE CITY FIX
Big ideas can forever alter the fate of cities when they are written into cement, steel and stone. When St. Petersburg, Russia, was created in 1703 by Peter the Great, he envisioned the new capital as an emblem of a modern ...
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4 Emerging Concepts that Could Transform Cities 23.7.2019 WRI Stories
4 Emerging Concepts that Could Transform Cities Comments|Add Comment|PrintLas Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain. Photo by peresanz/iStock Big ideas can forever alter the fate of cities when they are written into cement, steel and stone. When St. Petersburg, Russia was created in 1703 by Peter the Great, he envisioned the new capital as an emblem of a modern Russian empire, inspired by Western European trade hubs, such as Amsterdam. In the 20th century, Chandirgarh, India was modeled on English “Garden... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Why are bikes banned from Denver’s 16th Street Mall? And will it ever change? 22.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The 16th Street Mall is forbidden fruit for the bicyclists of Denver. Its wide-open expanse, free of cars and trucks, offers a direct route across downtown Denver, bridging Union Station and Civic Center.
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Op-Ed: Are scooters a transit solution or a Trojan Horse for big tech to colonize our public spaces? 19.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Uber has worsened traffic. Airbnb the housing crisis. What unintended consequences will result from allowing scooters to monetize sidewalks and public spaces?

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Ditch the car: Trails you can reach by taking the bus or light rail 6.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Ditch the car and take public transportation instead.
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Twin-engine airplane travels off runway in sixth incident at Centennial Airport since February 4.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
A twin-engine airplane traveled off the runway at Centennial Airport and ended up in a grassy field on Wednesday, the sixth incident at the airport since February.
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Mpls. Park Board Commissioner looks to build taller in parks 26.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Affordable housing in the park? That's one option Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Commissioner Chris Meyer thinks should be on the table when rebuilding on the site of the Bde Maka Ska pavilion.
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Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs proposes mobility nirvana 26.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Imagine, a city where the residents and commuters wouldn't need to own cars.
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Essential California: How a ride on BART’s shiny new train took a turn 25.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, June 25, and I’m writing from Los Angeles.

When the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit system launched in September 1972, BART was hailed as a high-tech system of the Space Age.

The new train cars were downright futuristic...

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Trail Ridge Road remains closed due to weekend snowfall 24.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Trail Ridge Road will remain closed due to adverse weather conditions, according to Rocky Mountain National Park Service.
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Weather conditions prompt road closures along Front Range 22.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Adverse weather conditions along the Front Range this weekend have led to road closures in parts of the Colorado.
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Arthur King collective transports Iowa farm soundscape to L.A.’s Chinatown 13.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Cows are not musical instruments. Nor are buckets of soybeans, wet tarps or stethoscopes. But for L.A. experimental music and art collective Arthur King, these are among the unlikely sources that serve as the backbone for its new album and multidisciplinary project, “Wauters Farm,” out now via...

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