- College Park City Council gets it: "Among the city’s conditions for approval were moving and reorienting the buildings to make them more accessible to pedestrians on River Road, in advance of future development for a Purple Line station."
- Fitting an entire village (and all its tax revenue) in the space the of a single non-tax generating County parking lot.
- How much is a bike trail worth? (self explanatory)
- For those that think stop signs always make streets safer.
- The importance of pedestrian and bike master planning.
- Bike can run red lights in Paris.
- Creating sustainable Cities.(a long, but good, read)
- The case for bike infrastructure (this is a long read but worth your time)
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Links Edition - developing the smart way
Haven't had the time to update this Blog as frequently as I would like. In reality, I see it morphing toward editorializing and discussion of best practices, rather than an update/discussion on Laurel-specific plans (tough to do the latter when you're no longer in the know). Strangely, this site gets 300 to 400 hits a month still, mostly from people researching pedestrian and bike safety/infrastructure. Kind of flattering for the City, no? Regardless, here are some links to articles I've finally gotten around to reading that may be informative to those that still come here: