User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Pedestrians
Last updated: Aug 17 2017 19:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The most dangerous intersections in Seattle for bicyclists and pedestrians 17.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

While Seattle is one of the country’s safest major cities for pedestrians, we’re not yet at the city’s goal of eliminating pedestrian deaths and major injuries. Where are bike and pedestrian injuries happening? Here are some of the hot spots around the city.
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Get an insider's look at wolves and elk on a fall tour in Yellowstone 17.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Autumn is golden in Yellowstone National Park when aspens, oaks and grasses change color and crowds subside.

It's also a good time to watch wolves and elk in the wild; fall is the elks' rutting season, and their bugling calls can be heard throughout the park.

A four-day Fall Wolf and Elk Discovery...

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Virginia lawmakers oppose plan to sandwich I-66 trail between a sound wall and traffic 17.8.2017 Washington Post
Virginia lawmakers oppose plan to sandwich I-66 trail between a sound wall and traffic
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After a quarter-century, Sodo’s Lander Street overpass gets funded 17.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

With a $123 million plan in place this week, Seattle will try to finish the Lander Street overpass by the end of 2019.
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Congressman Doug Lamborn says of Trump: “Statements that provide even indirect comfort” to white supremacists are wrong 16.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn pushed back against President Donald Trump's Tuesday comments "there is blame on both sides" for weekend violence in Virginia, saying that any statements that in any way embolden white supremacists are wrong.
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Leaf bridge a symbol of Lone Tree’s commitment to providing transportation options 16.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Lone Tree's leaf bridge gives the city its own architectural icon. But it's core purpose is to better connect the city's north and south sides over Lincoln Avenue. City official say it is just one piece of the city's efforts to provide mobility options.
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South Lake Union pedestrians get light, crosswalk at much-used spot on Denny Way 15.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

The new crossing, which cost the city about $100,000, was turned on for the first time Tuesday morning.
Washington state maritime labor headed for a retirement cliff 14.8.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Water-transportation workers face an impending mass retirement of almost a third of the workforce. A marine carpenter adds: "There’s no one to work on these boats."
At 122, the District’s last streetcar trestle faces an uncertain future 14.8.2017 Washington Post
At 122, the District’s last streetcar trestle faces an uncertain future
Outside Guide: How to plan a car-free adventure 11.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories
With a bit of advanced planning, patience and creativity, you can get away from it all and experience an adventure that starts at your front door.
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In Virginia’s Broadlands, being far out feels just right 10.8.2017 Washington Post
In Virginia’s Broadlands, being far out feels just right
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Why Is North Korea Threatening Guam? 10.8.2017 NPR News
The U.S. island territory is small, but strategically significant. It's home to a naval base and an Air Force base. Pyongyang has long viewed it as a provocation — and a target.
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Green Line train strikes person in St. Paul 9.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The pedestrian was transported to Regions Hospital with unspecified injuries.
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Building Better Cities for Pedestrians Means Connecting the ‘Last Mile’ 8.8.2017 THE CITY FIX
Today is International Pedestrian Day, a day to celebrate everyone around the world. We are all pedestrians. Even if a car is your primary means of transportation, you are a pedestrian from the moment you park your vehicle and walk ...
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In traffic-choked Adams Morgan, a proposal to get rid of cars 7.8.2017 Washington Post
In traffic-choked Adams Morgan, a proposal to get rid of cars
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Heading to Catalina this summer? Here are 20 new things to see and do 6.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Ropes-and-trees courses, a high-flying water adventure, more hiking trails and tours, a fitness trail and refurbished parks make for an action-filled destination.
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Pig headed to auction jumps from trailer onto I-5 near Federal Way 6.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Passers-by stopped and herded the pig through an opening in barriers along the interstate so it wouldn’t walk into traffic.
Looking for ‘city’ living in the suburbs? Some are finding it in aging office parks. 6.8.2017 Washington Post
Looking for ‘city’ living in the suburbs? Some are finding it in aging office parks.
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Atlanta's model for the future of urban green spaces 4.8.2017 GreenBiz.com
The multi-use BeltLine trail system is driving economic, environmental and cultural renewal — while saving the city millions of dollars.
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We want safe streets, not 'road diets' — and we are not 'selfish' 4.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The Times fails its readers with its sophomoric characterization and reductive understanding of the issue and the people affected. (“Blowback over road diets,” Editorial, July 30)

We are not "selfish," we are concerned residents who want safety and honest representation.

We want...

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