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VANCOUVER, BC PEOPLE-MOVING CAPACITY SUMMARY
-> Via Twitter Dale Bracewell posted an infographic showing the number of people per hour per direction a 3-meter lane width could carry using various modes of transportation in Vancouver, BC. This people-moving capacity summary shows a low of 700-1,000 via private motor vehicle to a high of 16,00-26,000 via Skytrain. Sidewalks can carry 5,000 to 6,000. http://bit.ly/2yvbJh3 (Posted September 29, 2017)

VIDEOS: APPROACHES TO POLICY DEVELOPMENT & ENGAGING DIVERSE COMMUNITIES
-> The Transportation Research Board recently recorded a series of videos about how MA DOT and MA Bay Transit Authority reviewed their internal processes and structures to consider and craft customer-centric long-range plans. This case study shares successful strategies, challenges, and lessons learned. TRB makes the videos and accompanying slides available on-demand at no cost. http://bit.ly/2ggkiUt

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE PRESENTATION
-> AASHTO's Center for Environmental Excellence made a recording of its Environmental Justice Community of Practice webinar from September 2017 available to view online or download without charge. This webinar includes a federal oversight summary, a review of the Center's past Environmental Justice (EJ) work, and a discussion on EJ analysis focused on the planning phase. DOTs and MPOs share their views of what constitutes good EJ analysis, and lessons learned and best practices. It also includes an overview of federal EJ resources and case studies of EJ analysis during transportation planning. http://bit.ly/2giCa15

VISION ZERO FOR YOUTH INITIATIVE NEW WEBSITE
-> The National Center for Safe Routes to School announced its new website for the Vision Zero for Youth initiative visionzeroforyouth.org The Vision Zero for Youth Initiative encourages communities to focus safety improvements and slow traffic speeds where children and youth walk and bike, with the ultimate goal of benefiting all community members.

HOW IT GOT BUILT BIKE INFRASTRUCTURE CASE STUDIES
-> The Safe Routes to School National Partnership E-News reports How It Got Built is a new campaign from PeopleForBikes that brings you stories of the people, places, funding, design, and construction behind 9 awesome bike projects around the nation. http://bit.ly/2ghQPtf

VIDEO: HISTORY & IMPACT OF PARKING REQUIREMENTS
-> Vox posted a nearly 7-minute video about the history, cost, and impact on landscapes of parking requirements. It includes an interview with Donald Shoup talking about the role of parking meters, the pseudoscience of off street parking requirements, and 3 recommendations. http://bit.ly/2gioVNH