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Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children

Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children

Designing Streets for Kids has been released by NACTO as a supplement to the Global Street Design Guide, which aims to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets. 

San Diego creates more room for walking and cycling on its streets amid Covid-19

San Diego creates more room for walking and cycling on its streets amid Covid-19

The city is introducing a “slow streets” pilot programme to repurpose certain public streets to create more outdoor space and encourage safe walking and cycling.

Initiative aims to help cities better communicate and manage street closures

Initiative aims to help cities better communicate and manage street closures

Populus is inviting cities and public agencies from around the world to take part in an initiative aimed at helping public officials create and communicate new street policies.

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

NACTO hub rounds up city transport strategies for Covid-19

Actions shared include converting parking spaces into restaurant food pick-up zones, allowing rear-door bus boarding, suspending fare collections and converting car lanes for pedestrians and cyclists.

Detroit pilots data standard for dockless mobility

Detroit pilots data standard for dockless mobility

The city, Nacto and SharedStreets is working with e-scooter and dockless bike-share providers to share and analyse trip data

Ford, Uber and Lyft band together to share data

Ford, Uber and Lyft band together to share data

Datasets pledged by the companies will provide public and private sectors with new tools to manage kerb space