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 is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.