Nine foot travel lanes in practice

When it comes to lane width, less is more. This post explores a state highway section with 9 foot travel lanes, and will demonstrate that in spite of transportation agency misgivings about narrow lanes, Forest Hill Boulevard performs better on crash statistics than FDOT guidance for similar roadways, while offering …

Auto-oriented development is a huge experiment

I’m a member, enthusiast, and content contributor for Strong Towns, and Strong Towns has been producing a series of videos to distill the essentials of the organization’s message. In one of the recent videos, titled “Auto-Oriented Development”, Walkable West Palm Beach contributed B-roll footage of the lovable Okeechobee Boulevard, showcasing an example …

Australian Avenue alternative

Palm Beach County proposes to add an additional southbound lane on Australian Avenue north and south of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard between 7th and 15th street. The County project is vehemently opposed by residents in the area. This post will discuss WalkableWPB’s design proposal for Australian Avenue, the status of …