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Improving Walkability

Good practice guidance on improving pedestrian  conditions as part of development opportunities This guide is aimed at local authority officers, elected members, developers and their agents. It is intended for those involved in  formulating planning policies, considering future improvements to a site or area, and assessing development proposals. It should also be used by developers when preparing  planning applications. This guide… Read More ›

The Life and Death of Urban Highways

A new report jointly produced by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy and EMBARQ, The Life and Death of Urban Highways, re-appraises the specific conditions under which it makes sense to build urban highway and when it makes sense to tear them down. This report chronicles the stories of five very different cities that… Read More ›

Walkability Quotes

“Sri Lanka has pushed for road rehabilitation projects to recognize walkways for pedestrians.”   Don S. Jayaweera – Director General, Sri Lanka Ministry of Finance and Planning, Transportation Sector             “Those who have less in wheels should have more on roads.”   Atty. Antonio Oposa, Jr. – 2009 Ramon Magsaysay… Read More ›



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