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Project Activities: Instituting Policy Change

Lexington-Euclid Avenue Despite being the home of the University of Kentucky (UK), Lexington was a city bereft of bike lanes and sidewalks. When students, university staff and other residents calle ...

The Sacramento City Council adopted "Pedestrian Friendly Street Standards in February, 2004, designed to "encourage alternate mode use, especially walking and bicycling, by working toward a balance ...

Festival Fairbanks, a nonprofit organization, has facilitated revitalization of the waterfront along the Chena River, considered the area.s .crown jewel.. In the early 1890s, the riverbank was a vi ...

The Texas Bicycle Coalition (TBC) spearheaded a grassroots campaign to push the state legislature to pass, and then fund, a statewide Safe Routes to School program in 2001 funded by transportation ...

When the University of North Carolina was faced with rising congestion in nearby streets and overcrowded parking lots, it needed to take steps to increase student and employee use of alternative tr ...

When Wyoming.s scenic Grand Teton National Park began to draft a new transportation plan, park officials and residents of nearby Jackson decided that they wanted to improve opportunities for visito ...

In March 2004, the State of Virginia Transportation Commission adopted a policy to routinely accommodate pedestrians and bicyclists in all road construction or reconstruction projects. This is a ma ...

Shocked into action by the rising number of pedestrian accidents, Montgomery County, Maryland, convened a blue-ribbon panel in 2000 to explore the problem and provide solutions. Made up of citizen ...

The Santa Fe Railyard has been in use since 1880 as a terminus for both passenger and freight trains. In 1995, the city of Santa Fe bought the 50-acre railyard in conjunction with the Trust for Pub ...

Parley's Creek Corridor Trail is an 8-mile paved trail that follows the Interstate 80 corridor through Salt Lake City, UT. The trail will be a major east-west connector trail running through Salt L ...

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