Street art.

Funny pictures about Pacman. Oh, and cool pics about Pacman. Also, Pacman photos.

Cars Vs. Pedestrians [Infographic]

Infographic describing nationwide stats on pedestrian and bike safety. Food for thought.

People are more likely to walk to destinations that are closer.  Land use patterns that keep destinations close by are an essential part of walkability.  http://www.pedestrians.org

CDC VitalSigns - More People Walk to Better Health

People walk to get to places they want to go when places are nearby (Infographic)

pedestrians first

Gehl Architects: Time to reclaim the streets “ …In Gehl Architects undertook an important study of Flushing Main Street in New York City. We found that pedestrians walk along Main Street every day, but they are squeezed into only

Walkers cross the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan.  The bridge walk takes place annually on Labor Day Monday.  http://www.pedestrians.org

Walkers cross the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan. The bridge walk takes place annually on Labor Day Monday.

Pedestrians walk across the 14th Street (I-395) Bridge after President Obama's inauguration.  Walking was the only way possible to move the large crowds in Washington that day.  http://www.pedestrians.org

ppl walking across the street bridge to get to the inauguration of President Obama.walking across the bridge was the only way to control the crowds/keep everything moving

A parent walking their child to school in Bethesda, Maryland.  The benefits:  quality time together, fresh air and exercise, arriving to school awake and ready to learn, running into friends and neighbors, and developing spacial awareness skills at an early age.  The cost: $0.00  http://www.pedestrians.org

Perils for Pedestrians.

The old Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) hydrant blocks the sidewalk.  The white paint shows where the new hydrant will go, still blocking the sidewalk.  Why not put it behind the sidewalk, like the utility pole in the background?  www.pedestrians.org

The old Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) hydrant blocks the sidewalk. The white paint shows where the new hydrant will go, still blocking the sidewalk. Why not put it behind the sidewalk, like the utility pole in the background? www.pedestrians.org

Looking back at planning for the 2009 Presidential Inauguration, the largest pedestrian event in Washington, DC, history.

Looking back at planning for the 2009 Presidential Inauguration, the largest pedestrian event in Washington, DC, history.

A row of street trees occupy the planting strip between the street and the sidewalk.  The space is also called the parking, the boulevard, the verge, or the tree panel, among other names.   Providing a place to plant trees is just one reason to set the sidewalk back away from the curb.  There are 2 dozen more reasons at http://www.pedestrians.org/tips.htm

A row of street trees occupy the planting strip between the street and the sidewalk. The space is also called the parking, the boulevard, the verge, or the tree panel, among other names. Providing a place to plant trees is just one reason to set the sidewalk back away from the curb. There are 2 dozen more reasons at http://www.pedestrians.org/tips.htm

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