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Project for Public Spaces | Planning for People Not Cars: Why Accessibility Matters for All

Project for Public Spaces | Planning for People Not Cars: Why Accessibility Matters for All | Livable Streets and Livable Communities | Scoop.it
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Money quote: "Urban design isn't [a] grand mystery..."

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Is Your City The Most Dangerous Place To Walk In America? [CHART]

Is Your City The Most Dangerous Place To Walk In America? [CHART] | Livable Streets and Livable Communities | Scoop.it
A new report from the National Complete Streets Coalition, Dangerous by Design 2014, ranks the deadliest U.S. cities for pedestrians using a pedestrian danger index. Is your city the deadliest or the safest?
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Apparently we must make our streets safer for zombies...? But really, the latest study/report can give you additional rationale to push for more complete/livable streets in your community.

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Fire Departments Are Standing in the Way of Good Street Design

Fire Departments Are Standing in the Way of Good Street Design | Livable Streets and Livable Communities | Scoop.it
It doesn't have to be this way.
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Connecting complete streets principles with emergency services. Always a delicate balance...

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Complete Streets News – April 2014 | Smart Growth America

The Middletown, CT Planning and Zoning Commission voted last month to incorporate a Complete Streets Master Plan as an amendment to the city's Plan of Conservation and Development. The plan's development was led ...
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New England continues to be a leader in Complete Streets legislation. Lead your community by following them!

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