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Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Pedestrians
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Tech Startups Offer New Answers to African Transport Woes. How Can Cities Capitalize? 14.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The fundamentals of urban mobility are changing rapidly. Apps like Uber and Lyft are becoming ubiquitous around the world and new modes like electric and shared bicycles and scooters are on the rise. The conversation is increasingly trending toward mobility ...
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LAX rules for Uber, Lyft and taxis create chaos — and opportunities 5.11.2019 LA Times: Business

LAX's "LAXit" pickup area is rough for taxis and ride-hailing services. Freeloaders are packing courtesy shuttles. But limos and SuperShuttle see an upside.

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Letters to the Editor: A government bureaucracy bends on free parking? Miracles happen 24.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A reader wanted free parking provided for LADOT volunteers. The faceless bureaucracy was moved by his appeal.

Avenue of Possibility: Washington Celebrates Its First Open Streets Day 18.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
If asked what they were planning for Saturday afternoon, most residents of American cities wouldn’t say dancing in the middle of the street. Yet on October 5, that’s exactly what many did during Washington’s first ever Open Streets Day, which ...
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Letters to the Editor: Cars are a nuisance. Non-drivers deserve gas tax money too 16.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

It isn't a bait and switch for Sacramento to spend a sizable portion of gas tax revenues on transportation projects that don't foul the environment.

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Trail Ridge Road closed by snow through weekend 12.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is expected to remain closed through the holiday weekend after 6 inches of snow fell Thursday on higher elevations of the park.
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Denver announces plans for 3 miles of Broadway bike and bus lanes 4.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Public Works is moving forward with a project that is meant to make one of Denver's busiest roads friendlier for buses, bikes and pedestrians.
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PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law 2.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
India’s national government is taking the most significant steps in years to make it safer to drive and walk in the country. More people and more cars in India’s fast-growing cities mean higher chances of deadly crashes and life-altering injuries. ...
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PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law 30.9.2019 WRI Stories
PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law Comments|Add Comment|PrintRiding in Bengaluru. Flickr/Peter Richmond India's national government is taking the most significant steps in years to make it safer to drive and walk in the country. More people and more cars in India's fast-growing cities mean higher chances of deadly crashes and life-altering injuries. Between 150,000 and nearly 300,000 people die in motor vehicle crashes every year in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Light rail lines experiencing minor delays after police activity at Denver Millennium Bridge 26.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The delays are impacting the C, E and W lines. 
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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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