Overwhelmed by traffic congestion and sprawl, many states are looking for ways to narrow roads and slow cars, while adding bike lanes, trails, and other amenities.  This New York Times Magazine article discusses the growing movement in state DOTs, which PPS pioneered in New Jersey five years ago, and points to several new projects that PPS is involved in, including training New Hampshire transportation engineers.  In the article, Andy Wiley-Schwartz, Vice President of Transportation at PPS, says that road engineers, “are realizing that they are in the community-development business and not just in the facilities-development business.”

A Revolutionary Change in Transportation Planning: The “Slow-Road” Movement was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by ksalay@pps.org
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