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What Kind of Pedestrian Are You?

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Categories of pedestrians, based on their walking patterns. Courtesy: Norbert Brändle, Austrian Institute of Technology. Part of designing more walkable cities — a goal of this week’s Walk21 Conference — is figuring out how pedestrians actually interact with the space around them, something that seems inherently difficult because of the erratic and unique behavior of […]

The Clock is Ticking for PlaNYC

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A delegation of approximately 30 members of the Campaign for New York’s Future are traveling to Albany today to meet with more than two dozen state legislators and other public officials. Today’s trip follows a series of meetings on Monday in which key coalition leaders joined Mayor Bloomberg to call for urgent State action on […]

Blaming Cyclists for Dangerous Roads: It Goes Way Back

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On Bicyclelaw.com yesterday, there was a terrible story out of Canada about a crash involving a reckless motorist and law-abiding cyclists. What was the response to the shocking case of careless driving, which left five bikers gravely injured? The local police initiated a ticket blitz aimed at…cyclists breaking the law (one of the offenses often […]