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In Pontevedra, efforts to turn streets over to people has improved quality of life -- and proven politically popular.
Ignacio Amigo August 30, 2017
Behind Mayor Sergei Sobyanin’s ambitious effort to make Moscow more livable like other European capitals.
Timothy Misir October 28, 2016
Lessons from a series of simple interventions.
Christopher Swope October 19, 2016
In an interview with Citiscope, Peñalosa discusses his return to office, fighting inequality and some downsides of decentralization.
Neal Peirce and Gregory Scruggs October 7, 2016

The Bonaventure freeway will be transformed into a green urban boulevard, the CBC reports. 

August 23, 2016

A typical superblock consists of nine square blocks, with the periphery open to all traffic but only local access to interior streets, Vox reports. 

August 22, 2016
A Delhi-based campaign aims to engage society's most neglected people through art.
Patralekha Chatterjee April 29, 2016

The comprehensive guide from the National Association of City Transportation Officials is designed to aid North American municipalities of all sizes. 

April 18, 2016
The city's Public Space Authority is unique in Latin America and a model for cities around the world.
Gregory Scruggs March 31, 2016

Short videos exploring the unique attributes of city streets mark the rollout of a guide that sets baseline global design standards, Future Cape Town reports. 

February 3, 2016

Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten says it’s time for city leaders to prioritize human-scale transit options, Momentum Magazine reports. 

December 3, 2015

More than 700 municipalities are committed to road redesigns that can include wider sidewalks and protected bike lanes, Governing reports. 

November 13, 2015

With fewer cars on the roads, cities would have more real estate for homes, businesses and pedestrian and cycling lanes, TechCrunch reports. 

November 11, 2015

The mayor ordered red lines to be painted on sidewalks to create a pathway for pedestrians and a zone for vendors, Africa Rizing reports. 

November 4, 2015

Temporary road closures don’t alter driving habits, a professor of transportation writes in The Conversation

September 30, 2015

A community effort in the Belgian city of Ghent is turning roads into picnic and play areas, The Pop-Up City reports. 

September 18, 2015

Mayor Anne Hidalgo touts the car-free day as a way to tackle air pollution, Forbes reports. 

September 11, 2015
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