Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talk about high speed rail expansion while traveling from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA an Amtrak Acela train, Feb. 8, 2011. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
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Call to Action: Help Build a Better Valencia StreetBy Roger Rudick |
Only 13 percent of people supported abandoning the Dutch-style plan in favor of center-running in last year's SFMTA outreach. Decades of Dutch and Danish planning experience shows center-running doesn't work. But the city forges ahead despite public opinion and international best practices. Join a growing chorus and tell the city to stop gaslighting cyclists and build for safety, not parking.
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The report report suggests that cities like Chicago not only need to provide equitable safety infrastructure in communities of color, they also need to rethink traffic law enforcement in order to remove barriers to mobility.
How to Reframe the Narrative About Car DependencyBy Streetsblog |
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