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Posts Tagged ‘safety’

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Recommendations

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Recommendations

Editor’s note: The Blue Line has been running a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is the final installment: Section 5, Recommendations. To read the entire paper, start with the [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Regional Transportation and Sustainable Travel

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Regional Transportation and Sustainable Travel

Editor’s note: The Blue Line has been running a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This installment includes Sections 3 and 4, Regional Transportation and Sustainable, Green Travel, respectively. To [...]

Better! Cities & Towns Online | A city street is a terrible thing to waste

Better! Cities & Towns Online | A city street is a terrible thing to waste

"November 13th—Friday the 13th—marked the 13th day in a row that a pedestrian died on a New York City Street, all killed by cars or buses going too fast. These fatalities occurred because despite all the progress New York has made since Mayor de [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 3

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 3

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer and fall we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 3 of section 2. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. Safety When [...]

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 2

A Transportation Vision For Boulder—Urban Design, Part 2

Editor’s note: Throughout the summer and fall we will run a serialized version of PLAN-Boulder County’s A Transportation Vision for Boulder. This is part 2 of section 2. To read the entire paper, start with the Introduction. "High-speed" [...]

TreeHugger | More on why words matter: Deconstructing a headline

TreeHugger | More on why words matter: Deconstructing a headline

"Words are powerful. They shape the way we see the world around us. "It's a quote I have used a couple of times, from bike activist Aaron Naparstek. I thought of it again as I saw this tweet from urban designer Gil Penalosa: Patricia Keenan, 38, [...]

FHWA | Road Diet Informational Guide

FHWA | Road Diet Informational Guide

"Four-lane undivided highways have a history of relatively high crash rates as traffic volumes increase and as the inside lane is shared by higher-speed through traffic and left-turning vehicles. One option for addressing this safety concern is a [...]

AARP | Road Diets Fact Sheet

AARP | Road Diets Fact Sheet

"Most drivers base their travel speed on what feels comfortable given the street design. The wider the road, the faster people tend to drive and, the faster the car, the more severe the injuries resulting from a crash. Research suggests that [...]