New Study Shows That for Pedestrians America’s Streets Are “Deadly by Design”

An astonishing 6,000 pedestrians were struck and killed by vehicles in 2017, adding to a deadly decade in which 49,340 people were killed on the nation’s streets between 2008 and 2017. Compounding this national tragedy, victims are disproportionately from vulnerable…

Making the Case for Sustainable Streets

Riding high on the announcement of New York City’s bike-share program just a day earlier, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan gave the keynote lecture at the two-day conference A Roadmap to Sustainable Infrastructure & Green Cities at Harvard’s…

Green Streets for All

The National Building Museum’s Smart Growth lecture series featured Adam Ortiz, Mayor or Edmonston, Maryland, who put forward his community’s innovative green street as a model, saying that the time has come for green infrastructure best practice to become common practice. Edmonston’s green…