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The Bonaventure freeway will be transformed into a green urban boulevard, the CBC reports.
A typical superblock consists of nine square blocks, with the periphery open to all traffic but only local access to interior streets, Vox reports.
The comprehensive guide from the National Association of City Transportation Officials is designed to aid North American municipalities of all sizes.
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.
Swedish filmmaker Fredrik Gertten says it’s time for city leaders to prioritize human-scale transit options, Momentum Magazine reports.
More than 700 municipalities are committed to road redesigns that can include wider sidewalks and protected bike lanes, Governing reports.
With fewer cars on the roads, cities would have more real estate for homes, businesses and pedestrian and cycling lanes, TechCrunch reports.
The mayor ordered red lines to be painted on sidewalks to create a pathway for pedestrians and a zone for vendors, Africa Rizing reports.
Temporary road closures don’t alter driving habits, a professor of transportation writes in The Conversation.
A community effort in the Belgian city of Ghent is turning roads into picnic and play areas, The Pop-Up City reports.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo touts the car-free day as a way to tackle air pollution, Forbes reports.