On May 18th,I was a guest on the WCPN Cleveland Public Radio show the Sound of Ideas. We talk about the evidence of increased speeding in Ohio during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more broadly about the current opportunity to rethink how we use street space in our cities:
WCPN (Cleveland) – The Sound of Ideas: Traffic and Speeding During The Pandemic
Back on September 12, I posted about the magic of road diets – a relatively inexpensive way to achieve many good outcomes in urban transportation such as walkability, bikeability, increased safety and traffic calming.
A great example of a road diet is the Nationwide Boulevard project in the Arena District of Columbus (my fair city): Nationwide Boulevard Road Diet on Track for Fall Completion. This project is also a great example of public-private partnerships, with funding coming from the City of Columbus and adjacent property owners.
Way to go, Cbus! Now let’s talk again about protected bike lanes in downtown…