Unique Walking School Bus Paves the Way for Similar Programs

By: Marc Caswell, LCI and Hannah Day-Kapell, Alta Planning + Design Alta Planning + Design teamed with non-profit Amigos de los Rios to implement a unique walking program that addressed public health, safety, and environmental sustainability, as well as economic stability in El Monte, CA. After a full year of daily walking school bus trips, […]

Understanding the “Four Types of Cyclists”

Graphic from Jennifer Dill, Ph.D., Portland State University Graphic from Jennifer Dill, Ph.D., Portland State University Graphic from Jennifer Dill, Ph.D., Portland State University The balance between improved perception of safety and improved connectivity can be difficult to strike. Bikeways are often considered safer if they involve little, if any, interaction between people bicycling and […]

Improving our Communities for Active Transportation Requires Change

Separated bikeway in Nashville, TN. Read more about Nashville’s commitment to improving walking and biking in Nashville WalknBike, Nashville-Davidson County’s Strategic Plan for Sidewalks & Bikeways. Improving our communities for active transportation requires change. This change must occur at a political level, continue to be supported at the staff level, and be accepted by the […]