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It Just Got Easier for Cities to Design Walkable, Bikeable Streets

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The federal government threw out 11 rules that prevented cities from building walkable streets. Photo: NJbikeped.org We probably haven’t seen the last of engineers who insist on designing local streets like surface highways. But at least now they can’t claim their hands are tied by federal regulations. Last week, the Federal Highway Administration struck 11 of the 13 design rules for “national [...]
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Fast Changes to City Streets: A 9-Step Guide for Creative Bureaucrats

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Marshall Avenue and Monroe Avenue, Memphis, Tenn. Photo: John Paul Shaffer Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities build better bike lanes to create low-stress streets. For most of the 20th century, cities answered transportation problems by adding more pavement. More freeways. More lanes. More parking lots. More things that couldn’t [...]