The City of Pittsburgh talks about the intricate relationship of transportation and land use planning by focusing on the revitalizing “Strip District.” They share how the city developed a comprehensive planning framework that built upon stakeholder desires for a safer, accessible, and diverse district. Recognizing that not all modes should share the same streets, they intentionally created parallel paths in the district with “The Cycle Way,” “The Green Way,” “The Transit Way,” “The Pedestrian Way,” and “The Through Way.”

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Stephen Fesler
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Stephen is a professional urban planner in Puget Sound with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. With stints in great cities like Bellingham and Cork, Stephen currently lives in Seattle. He primarily covers land use and transportation issues and has been with The Urbanist since 2014.