Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Mom gets choice in hit-run case: New trial or probation  | ajc.com

Mom gets choice in hit-run case: New trial or probation  | ajc.com


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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Sprawl: Pedestrians and Transit Riders Come Last

Pedestrians and transit riders come last [VIDEO]13

by Sarah Goodyear
21 Jul 2011 2:02 PM

Watch the full episode.
After my post yesterday about the devastating case of Raquel Nelson -- the Atlanta-area woman who was convicted of vehicular homicide after her son was struck by a driver while they were crossing a busy road -- I've been hearing from a lot of readers.
Commenter pdxcityscape posted a link to a PBS Blueprint America segment I can't believe I hadn't seen yet.
It exposes the dangerous design flaws on another Atlanta-area road, Buford Highway, and explains how outdated, auto-centric planning standards fail to serve an increasingly poor and carless suburban population. The results are often fatal. It's a terrific report. If you care about this stuff, watch the whole thing.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Four Days: Phillies Tickets and More!

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July 24
1-4 PM

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Complete Streets Slide Show: Because Streets Should Be Built for All Road Users

Click on the Image to See the many different ways others in our nation are completing their streets.

Saturday, July 9, 2011


An interesting discussion on NPR.  Take a listen.

"...For decades, urban areas across the country have been adding lanes and building roads in an effort to fight congestion, but a recent study by the University of Toronto says that these tactics aren't actually all that effective.
The study looked at the largest metropolitan cities in the U.S. and found that widening and building more roads actually creates more traffic."

To listen to the full discussion on NPR click here:  http://www.npr.org/2011/07/09/137708751/more-roads-may-pave-way-to-more-traffic