New Streetsblog Feature: Compact Archives

We’re beginning to roll out some site updates and new features here at Streetblog, with more on the way.  Today’s treat: Compact Archives.  Take a look at archives listing for a category or month, and you should find them more scan-able.  We’ve also updated our search results with the same goal in mind.  Boy, have we written a lot on congestion pricing.

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New Streetsblog Feature: Comments Archive

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As I’m sure you’ve noticed, we’ve been making a few changes around here. Today we are introducing the Comments Archive. You can find a permanent link to the Comments Archive over in the sidebar at the bottom of both Hot Topics and Recent Comments. We think that those who enjoy reading and participating in conversations […]

The New York of 2016 Needs the Wide, Generous Sidewalks of 1906

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The Times ran a feature on the pedestrian crush in New York City today, and as good as the photos are, they don’t do the situation justice. To get a sense of just how inadequate the sidewalks are in Midtown, you need to go there — or failing that, watch this Streetfilm from 2009 with narration by Streetsblog publisher Mark […]

Of Buses and Women

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Today on the Streetsblog Network we’re hearing from Santa Rosa CityBus, the only blog on the network (so far) that is written by employees of a municipal transit agency. Their latest post laments the lack of positive press for the bus in general: Riders on a Seattle bus in 1952. Photo from the Seattle Municipal […]

Making the Case for Compact Development

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From the people at Smart Growth America comes word of a new book, Growing Cooler: The Evidence on Urban Development and Climate Change, just out from the Urban Land Institute. In the book, researchers argue that more compact development (such as Atlantic Station, a mixed-use complex in Atlanta built on reclaimed industrial land, shown at […]