Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. June 23, 12-1 p.m.
9:25 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Making Streets Complete

Walk to work, bike to work -- more and more civic groups in American cities, including Baltimore, are encouraging people to commute on foot or by bicycle. After decades of designing streets for the motorist, how can American cities make room for the pedestrian or pedalist? What makes a 21st Century street complete? Our guests: Victor Dover, planner and co-author of "Street Design: The Secret to Walk to work, bike to work -- more and more civic groups in American cities, including Baltimore, are encouraging people to commute on foot or by bicycle. After decades of designing streets for the motorist, how can American cities make room for the pedestrian or pedalist? What makes a 21st Century street complete? Our guests: Victor Dover, planner and co-author of "Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns," and Midday contributor, architect and blogger Klaus Philipsen, president of ArchPlan, Inc. Original air date 5/27/14

Urban planner Victor Dover considers smart street design integral to a city's success.
Urban planner Victor Dover considers smart street design integral to a city's success.

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