Atherton Forum: Creating Healthy, Vibrant Communities Through Innovative Street Design

From TransForm:

Hear directly from City leadership about local street design challenges and opportunities in South County.

Featuring Jeff Tumlin with Nelson Nygaard, an inspirational speaker and international expert on state–of–the–art street design.

Be part of bringing urban design guidelines to cities across San Mateo County and the Bay Area!

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Memphis Marching Forward on Safe Streets

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Something important is happening in Memphis, Tennessee. Out on the streets, the city has made progress on its plan to add 55 miles of bike lanes in two years, including the installation of some protected bike lanes. In addition, the state of Tennessee has been overhauling its transportation policies in a shift away from road […]
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The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2013

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A growing number places are adopting policies to create safe space on the streets no matter how you get around. This year 80 new complete streets policies were passed by municipalities, states, counties, and planning agencies around the United States looking to make walking and biking safer. That brings the total number of such policies […]

SFMTA Open House: Embarcadero Protected Bike Lanes

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From SFMTA: Please join the SFMTA, Port of San Francisco, San Francisco Public Works and the San Francisco Planning Department to share ideas on how to improve safety and comfort for all travelers on the Embarcadero from 3rd Street to Powell/Jefferson streets. The Embarcadero Enhancement Project is a planning process that will develop a conceptual […]
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State DOT Engineers Say They’ll Do Better on Walking, Biking, Transit

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In a welcome sign from an industry group that has been slow to embrace street designs that prioritize walking, biking, and transit, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) released a statement last week saying it intends to “better address multi-modal issues.” AASHTO’s street design manuals are highly influential and lay out standards that many engineers […]

San Francisco Struggles to Finance and Build Livable Streets

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Folsom Street simulation with elements of the Better Streets Plan. Photo: SF Planning Department As San Francisco’s Better Streets Plan (BSP) street design manual nears environmental certification, many questions remain about financing street maintenance and how all of the agencies responsible for the city’s streets will work together to improve conditions for transit, walking, and […]