Plus: Could you live in a Cykelhuset?
September 21, 2016
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
And The Winners Are ...
Last year, Anthony Foxx, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, challenged city leaders to "raise the bar for bicyclist and pedestrian safety." He gave them a year to do so. More than 200 cities raised that bar, and several have received awards.
LEARN WHICH CITIES WON AND WHY
Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro People
Secretary Foxx (pictured) on the need for pedestrian- and bicyclist-friendly streets.
READ WHAT HE HAS TO SAY
Speeding Up to Slow Down
— Portland, Oregon, looks to adjust speed limits based on people traffic (i.e. pedestrians and bicyclists) rather than just motor vehicle traffic.
The Portland Mercury
Parking Policies for a Thriving City
— Take a look at three parking presentations from the Mayors Innovation Project summer meeting.
Designing a Cykelhuset
— Before year's end, a city in Sweden will be home to the nation's first "bike house."
How Mayors Are Helping People Get Where They Need to Go
— If you missed it, here's the transportation chapter of
Where We Live
, a new, free book from AARP.
Visit Our Transportation Archive
— And while you're poking around, check out the Complete Streets archive, too.
Transportation and Where
— Input a street address or zip code to calculate a location's transportation-related livability score.
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