As part of the recently-launched Streetopia campaign, Clarence put together this short overview of how cities including Zurich, Tokyo, and Olso are removing parking to curb traffic and improve other forms of transportation. New York could learn a few things.
At Transportation Alternatives' Vision Zero Cities conference, I got to spend a few minutes chatting with Anna Luten about her role as Amsterdam's "bicycle mayor" -- a sort of ambassador, spokesperson, and inter-agency operative for bicycling in her city. I wondered if we could do the same in NYC.
Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in America, and it is making bold investments to ensure most residents live within walking distance of frequent transit. “Seattle can’t handle any more cars than we currently have,” says Seattle DOT Director Scott Kubly. “Our mode split needs to go from 30 percent single occupancy vehicle to 25 percent, and the […]