Tag Archives: Jane Jacobs

How to Build a Bike Friendly City Part 2

(A new bike lane in Times Square, NY by Flickr user denali2001) Several interesting articles have come out recently on bicycle culture, and more to the point, the move away from auto-centric planning. The New York Times published an article on Wednesday titled “Is Happiness Still That New Car Smell?”, where an auto industry expert […]

Planetizen’s “Complete Streets” Series

(A green streets poster produced by the City of Portland as part of the Environmental Services Green Streets Initiative.) The website, Planetizen, is putting out a fascinating series of articles on Complete Streets, titled “Rethinking the Street Space: Why Street Design Matters” (Part one, Part two). In it, the designers note: “In the past two […]