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Why Your City Needs a Walkability Study

Two urbanism rockstars are joining forces to bring a game-changing analysis to more cities — and spilling some trade secrets about low-cost design strategies that get people moving.

February 20, 2024

Bill McKibben Talks How Walking Can Help End the Climate Crisis — And Make Americans Happier

This Halloween, we're giving you a treat instead of a trick, in the form of an extended (but still bite-sized) interview with legendary author and climate exepert Bill McKibben.

October 31, 2023

Road Feels Unsafe? Prove It!

Instead of proactively asserting a right for people to walk and roll safely and conveniently outside of a vehicle, the standards used to determine when and where to put safety infrastructure require people to either risk their bodies or experience harm before any paint or concrete are poured.

October 11, 2023

Bill McKibben Talks About Why the ‘Week Without Driving’ Campaign Is Only the Beginning

One of America's most well-respected environmentalists reflects on how car dependency impacts our planet and our species.

October 6, 2023

Why Sustainable Transportation Advocates Need to Talk About Long COVID

Covid-19 transformed many U.S. cities' approach to sustainable transportation forever. But how did it transform the lives of sustainable transportation advocates who developed lasting symptoms from the disease?

September 19, 2023

L.A. Excited to Experience the “Taylor Swift Transit Effect”

Don't pay through the nose for parking - take a combination of bus, rail, walk and bike to get to August Taylor Swift concerts at SoFi Stadium.

July 29, 2023

Where Have All the Three-Bedrooms in Walkable Neighborhoods Gone?

Growing families are struggling to find homes that meet their needs — especially in people-centered places.

July 25, 2023

A Streetsblog Field Guide to Sidewalk Wildflowers

Learn how to identify common plants of the concrete jungle that you might see out walking.

July 14, 2023