Row of city bikes for rent at docking stations in New York

Issue / Pedestrian

According to League of American Bicyclists analysis of Census Bureau data, between 2005 and 2017, 84% of the 70 largest cities in the US experienced a positive trend of bicycle commuting. Between 2007 and 2018 there was also a modest increase in the percent of commuters who walk, averaged across all states and the largest cities. City planners and policymakers have begun to consider ways to safely accommodate increasing numbers of vulnerable active transportation road users. For instance, some cities have established goals for reaching a designated number of miles of protected bike lane networks, and some have begun to implement reduced speed limits within specific areas with the goal of improving safety.

Op-Ed: Cities are Looking to Change the “Rules of the Road”

October 25, 2018 This week, Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administration announced a number of plans to rethink the flow of...

California Voters Decide Transportation Initiatives, Recall Legislator Who Voted for Gas Tax Increase

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What Did Transit Advocates Get Wrong In Nashville?

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Who’s Responsible for Pedestrian Access to Mass Transit?

February 12, 2018 There is a mismatch between the ADA compliance of transit agencies of their vehicles and physical stations, and...

Local Transportation Funding Plans Largely Successful in This Week’s Elections

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FHWA Updates Estimates on FY 2020 FAST Act Highway Rescission

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Summaries of the 30 Most Important Transportation Ballot Questions

November 9, 2016 Our short summaries of each of the top 30 ballot initiatives at stake last night follow, in alphabetical order,...

The Lists: 10 Ballot Measures to Watch on Election Day

November 4, 2016 Here at Eno, we are closely tracking not just the Presidential campaign drama, but also the hundreds and hundreds...

Highlights from USDOT’s Safer People, Safer Streets

September 30, 2016 The USDOT Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets challenged city leaders to form local coalitions to...

Preparing Our Towns & Cities for a Fleet of Self-Driving Vehicles

A substantial shift in transportation options is emerging, with various technologies advancing to market for connected and highly...

Book Review – Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution By Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth Solomonow New York: Penguin Random House, 2016 On sale...

Recent GAO Study Examines Bike/Ped Fatalities

January 21, 2016 In November 2015 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report exploring pedestrian and cyclist...

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