Walking

Pedestrians and their environments

Long Island gets fourth Complete Streets policy

By the end of 2010, more than 200 communities across the US had adopted Complete Streets policies, according to the National Complete Streets Coalition.

Job generation table

Job generation table

Source: Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure

Pedestrian and bike projects are top job generators

Using Baltimore as a case study, a UMass researcher finds that bicycle and pedestrian upgrades generate substantially more jobs than road repairs and improvements.

Job generation table

Job generation table

Source: Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure

Pedestrian-cyclist priority

Pedestrian-cyclist priority

A street in Copenhagen, Denmark, where pedestrians and cyclists get priority. Source: Europe's Parking U-Turn

Pedestrian street

Pedestrian street

A pedestrianized street in Barcelona, Spain, with fastened chairs, high quality stone materials, and planters. Source: Europe's Parking U-Turn

National homebuilders: Laggards on global warming

With few exceptions, America’s largest homebuilders are slower than companies in other fields to act on environmental concerns.

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