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Talking Headways Podcast: Civil Rights on the Road

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This week we’re joined by Anna Zivarts from Disability Rights Washington and Paulo Nunes-Ueno from Front and Centered. They join us to talk about the Disability Mobility Initiative and the Mobility Bill of Rights.  We also chat about why mobility experiments might make travel harder for disabled travelers and why road safety is a core part of civil rights.
Low-speed zones are a key solution for effective speed management, and for creating more accessible, livable urban spaces. Photo: WRI México/Flickr

How To Design Life-Saving, Low-Speed Zones

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This piece originally appeared on City Fix and is reprinted here with permission. As the COVID-19 pandemic has altered urban landscapes and pushed many people toward active mobility, there’s increased urgency to make roads safer for walking and cycling. Many cities are now tasked with protecting more vulnerable users in addition to creating safe public […]