Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian Safety
Findings offer insight for countries across the world dealing with spiking rates of driving and increasing car-focused urban planning.
David Hatch January 27, 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 professor’s research revealed that pedestrians need better protection from freight trucks and motorbikes, Meeting of the Minds says.

June 14, 2016

Record low traffic fatalities in 2015 followed a concerted citywide effort to reduce speeds and improve pedestrian safety, the World Resources Institute says. 

May 5, 2016

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
Assessing the legacy of a Korean neighborhood's month-long experiment in car-free living.
Anna Valmero October 23, 2015

The City of Joy recorded the highest jump in traffic accidents last year among all major Indian cities, according to the Times of India.

September 1, 2015

An architect with an unsafe commute channeled his frustration into plans for a pedestrian-friendly zone, the Sustainable Cities Collective reports.

August 26, 2015
The high-level framework to be put forward at Habitat III is a key opportunity, but much of the needed activity will have to be undertaken by local authorities.
Gil Penalosa and Amanda O’Rourke August 14, 2015

More than 100 cities nationwide have pedestrian-only streets, The City Fix reports. 

July 23, 2015

The popularity of Mumbai’s car-free Sundays has motivated transportation advocates to promote other alternatives to vehicles, Urb.im reports. 

July 21, 2015

Despite central Madrid’s foot-friendly makeover, the average Madrileño scoffs at walking to work, school or the bar, CityMetric reports. 

July 17, 2015

The city council would better integrate sidewalks, footpaths, bike lanes and green space into transport planning, Urb.im reports. 

July 16, 2015

The Irish capital would ban motorists from its city center and prioritize buses, trams, pedestrians and cyclists, the Irish Independent reports.  

June 19, 2015

The Belgian capital will overhaul its stale image this month by closing some streets to traffic and opening them to pedestrians and cyclists, Eltis reports. 

June 17, 2015

A sweeping plan to transform a major roadway in downtown Athens into a pedestrian and cycling zone is dead, Kathimerini reports. 

June 12, 2015

Roads are fast turning into pedestrian plazas in the famed Manhattan intersection, according to the Times Square Alliance.

June 5, 2015

Awards worth US$20,000 will go to Indonesians ages 18 to 35, according to the New Cities Foundation, a cosponsor.

May 20, 2015
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