Complete streets

Step aside, pedestrians: Downtown sidewalk removal was pitched in 1940s Los Angeles

The notion of “complete streets” has spread nationwide over the last several years, with policies enacted to accomodate all users: motorists, bicyclists, transit vehicles and their riders and pedestrians. Safe street design for those using roads and sidewalks sounds rather “pedestrian” today, but it wasn’t always that way — including in Los Angeles. In [continue reading]