Sidewalk Talk

Sidewalk Talk

We ran traffic simulations on our people-first street designs. Here’s what we found

By making it easier and safer to walk, bike, and ride transit, street flow improves for everyone — even drivers.

Willa Ng and Joyce Xu
9 Sep
Transportation

Four principles for the future of city streets

Cities can leverage design and technology to re-think our streets for pedestrians, bikes, and transit.

Willa Ng
4 Apr
Smart City Challenge

Sidewalk and the city of Columbus are exploring ways to reduce infant mortality by improving transportation options.

Willa Ng, Corinna Li and Richard Sun
8 Aug
Blog Post

Driving costs are hidden. Revealing them could help reduce traffic

Navigation apps that show the true cost of a trip might nudge people into making a different decision.

Willa Ng
6 Jun
Blog Post

The next-generation intersection helps all modes share the street

Emerging traffic technologies promise to improve safety while moving everyone — not just drivers.

Willa Ng
3 Mar
BLOG POST

Circling for parking is terrible for cities. Let’s put an end to it.

By connecting drivers to spaces at the start of a trip, tech can help fight the curse of cruising.

Willa Ng
9 Sep
BLOG POST

The importance of coding the curb

Who says infrastructure management isn’t sexy? A digital street asset inventory can improve parking, planning, transparency, and more.

Willa Ng
8 Aug
BLOG POST

How ‘shared parking’ can improve city life

More efficient parking systems mean less congestion, fewer emissions, and lower rents.

Willa Ng
5 May