Streetsblog: The Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America, and Why It Barely Registers In 2010, 4,280 pedestrians were killed in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and another 70,000 were injured. That’s one death every two hours. It’s impossible to quantify the human toll of traffic fatalities, but as David Nelson at Project for Public Spaces …
Movable Chairs, Republicans regard for cities, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Walking while texting, State of the Union, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Parking “equity,” sidewalk toilets, snowplows, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Rhode Island receives federal funds for mixed-use planning in Warwick, bridge repairs, and jobs training in the highway construction industry.
Congress is expected to reauthorize the gas tax in September (do you think that will be a partisan fight?), Hubway bike share launches in Boston, pop-up malls, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Historic D.C., mixed-use development, federal transportation bill, and more in today’s News & Notes.
Investment in Transportation Changes is Tough Hill to Climb [Coalition for Transportation Choices] Charlotte does light rail right [Grist] Can infrastructure-led growth save the economy? [Salon] Mixed-Use Downtown Development Puts Standard Malls’ Tax Yield to Shame [Citiwire] A Fast-Paced City Tries to Be a Gentler Place to Grow Old [New York Times]