Many readers of this blog know that government subsidizes driving- not just through road spending, but also through land use regulations that make walking and transit use inconvenient and dangerous. Gregory Shill, a professor at the University of Iowa College of Law, has written an excellent … [Read more...]
The Value of Walkability
Last week DC Streetsblog reported on a new survey from Kaiser Permanente. The survey covers Americans' attitudes toward walking and their self-reported walking habits. While a substantial majority of people believe that walking has health benefits ranging from weight management to alleviating … [Read more...]
Could a Private Street Look Like This?
photo at Brooklyn Paper was attributed to Montague Street Business Improvement DistrictStephen at rationalitate occasionally brings up that truly privatized streets could be converted to other uses. I think it would be inevitable that on streets with many shops and cafes, such as Montague … [Read more...]