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Project Activities: Educating the Public and Pushing for Change

In 1993, a elementary school parent concerned about he lack of neighborhood sidewalks contacted Bruce Appleyard, a transportation and community planning expert. Appleyard was asked to help lead an ...

This project creates a recreational corridor linking three schools, three parks, and two neighborhood commercial districts in a low-income, immigrant neighborhood. It seeks to establish safe and ac ...

Sunnyside Piazza has become a great community organizing element and traffic calming opportunity that is transforming an intersection into gathering space. The Piazza consists of a giant sunflower ...

The Main Street Corridor Master Plan for Downtown Houston, Texas, is the strategic integration of land-use with transportation, emphasizing public spaces and a pedestrian-friendly environment. The ...

The project focuses on creating more opportunities for active living in a dense urban setting. The project area is the predominantly Hispanic urban area of Santa Ana, where nearly half of the resid ...

In 1992, fire destroyed the local supermarket in the low-income Upper Falls community of Rochester, NY. Having lost their only option for affordable, healthy food many neighbors were forced to trav ...

The PedNet Coalition, along with the City of Columbia, the University of Missouri and Columbia Public Schools, and many other partners have teamed up to create "Bike, Walk, Wheel: A Way of Lif ...

In response to the lack of safe playgrounds serving local elementary schools, Cleveland Mayor Michael White enlisted the support of ParkWorks, a Cleveland-based nonprofit that helps build community ...

The Metropolitan Planning Commission of Nashville and Davidson County has developed a Strategic Plan for Sidewalks and Bikeways to enable Metro to effectively plan and implement facilities that imp ...

The City of Safford envisioned the creation of multi-use, non-motorized trail system for pedestrians, bicyclists and skaters. The Gila Valley Trails System is a 7.5-mile regional network that conne ...

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