User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Pedestrians
Last updated: May 20 2019 22:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Pedestrian fatally struck by Amtrak train in Coon Rapids 20.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The incident happened at about 6:30 a.m. north of 85th Avenue. Northstar trains were delayed.
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It Now Costs You £24 to Enter Central London in an Old Car 20.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
In 2003, London followed the example of Singapore and launched a congestion charge, requiring drivers to pay £11.50 ($15.90) to enter the city center and becoming a global example of how this innovative but sometimes fraught policy can work. Sixteen ...
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Trail Ridge Road visitor center definitely not ready for visitors due to snow 18.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Memorial Day is only 10[cq comment="CQ"] days away, but there's still tons of snow high in Rocky Mountain National Park and significant snowfall is forecast there for this weekend and early next week.
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5 Mountain Hikes that will Change Your Life 15.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Whether its Mt. Kilimanjaro or the Inca Trail, you can't beat the exhilaration of hiking in the mountains.
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Pedestrian hit, killed in Aurora on Saturday morning 11.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
At 12:03 a.m., police responded to the 14700 block of East Smith Road to reports of a person in the roadway with significant injuries.
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Can high-density housing and historic neighborhoods coexist in Los Angeles? 8.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Dorothy Clark grew up a short stroll from where she now lives, and she looks back fondly on the simple joys of a carefree childhood in Mid-City Los Angeles.

“We used to ride bikes, roller skate and put on plays in the street,” said Clark, who also recalls pedaling over to the landmark Carthay Circle...

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See the fall colors in Vermont on five-day hiking tour 7.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Experience Vermont’s fall foliage on five-day excursion offered by Boundless Journeys. The easy-to-moderate trek begins in the village of Woodstock and easy hiking on carriage roads and paths in Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.

Other highlights include hiking around Quechee...

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Is Your City Really Serious About Road Safety? Look for These 3 Things 7.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Thirty-six people died in traffic crashes in Washington, D.C. last year, a 20% increase from 2017. Eight people, six of whom were walking or biking, have already been killed this year, prompting a major public rally just two weeks ago. ...
Is Your City Really Serious About Road Safety? Look for These 3 Things 6.5.2019 WRI Stories
Is Your City Really Serious About Road Safety? Look for These 3 Things Comments|Add Comment|PrintWhile Washington, D.C. has committed to end traffic deaths by 2024, the number of road deaths and serious injuries are increasing. Photo by Elvert Barnes Photography/Flickr Thirty-six people died in traffic crashes in Washington, D.C. last year, a 20% increase from 2017. Eight people, six of whom were walking or biking, have already been killed this year, prompting a major public rally just two... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Teen killed, another with serious injuries after rollover in Missouri Heights 5.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
One teenager was killed and another has serious injuries after the car they were in lost control and hit a large rock in Missouri Heights late Friday night, a Colorado State Patrol spokesman said Saturday.
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Scooter Use Skyrocketing in Cities, But Are They Safe? A Look at the Evidence 4.5.2019 WRI Stories
Scooter Use Skyrocketing in Cities, But Are They Safe? A Look at the Evidence Comments|Add Comment|PrintA man rides a scooter in Austin, Texas. Flickr/James Cage Electric scooters are the latest "new mobility" tech to disrupt the transportation sector. Chances are you've seen someone passing by on one of these small-but-nimble two-wheelers in a city near you. Following the explosive growth of bike-sharing and ride-hailing, scooters reached 38.5 million U.S. trips in 2018. Scooters provide... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Scooters Use Skyrocketing in Cities, But Are They Safe? A Look at the Evidence 4.5.2019 WRI Stories
Scooters Use Skyrocketing in Cities, But Are They Safe? A Look at the Evidence Comments|Add Comment|PrintA man rides a scooter in Austin, Texas. Flickr/James Cage Electric scooters are the latest "new mobility" tech to disrupt the transportation sector. Chances are you've seen someone passing by on one of these small-but-nimble two-wheelers in a city near you. Following the explosive growth of bike-sharing and ride-hailing, scooters reached 38.5 million U.S. trips in 2018. Scooters provide... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Scooters Are Skyrocketing in Cities, But Are They Safe? A Look at the Evidence 4.5.2019 THE CITY FIX
Electric scooters are the latest “new mobility” tech to disrupt the transportation sector. Chances are you’ve seen someone passing by on one these small but nimble two-wheelers in a city near you. Following the explosive growth of bike-sharing and ride-hailing, ...
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Driver attitudes need to change for L.A. to see an end to traffic deaths 1.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The fact that traffic deaths have increased sharply in Los Angeles since the beginning of a program to eliminate them highlights how hard it is to make road safety improvements when people fight against them. The result is that while deaths for motor vehicles have declined, they’re...

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RTD not at fault in two train deaths at Central Park Station, police say 1.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Police say the Denver area's transit system isn't responsible for the deaths of two people hit by trains last week.
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Reclaiming the Streets: Addis Ababa, Other African Cities Launch Car-Free Days 22.4.2019 THE CITY FIX
African cities have an imbalance. Around half of the population walks, bicycles or takes public transport to get around, usually under unsafe and difficult conditions. But despite this unusually high level of non-motorized mobility, street space is disproportionately allocated to ...
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Husband and father of homeless woman killed by Caltrans machine have filed separate suits 19.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The widower of a homeless woman who died in August after being struck by California Department of Transportation machinery along a highway in Modesto has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the state and the driver.

Shannon Marie Bigley had been sleeping in a cardboard box in a grassy field...

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Urban Future 2019 Puts Success to the Test by Spotlighting Urban Leaders from Developing Cities 15.4.2019 THE CITY FIX
Contrary to popular belief, the developed world isn’t the best role model when it comes to urban development. In fact, says Gerald Babel-Sutter, the founder and CEO of the Urban Future Global Conference, the developing world can learn more about ...
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How will soccer fans get to Minnesota United's new stadium? 10.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An estimated 19,500 people will show up at Allianz Field Saturday afternoon. The question is how they'll get there.
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Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run Friday night in downtown Denver 6.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A pedestrian hit in a three-vehicle crash Friday night in downtown Denver has died, Denver police said Saturday morning in a tweet.
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