Growing and supporting transportation artists-in-residence

Smart Growth America’s new report—Transportation Artists in Residence: A Landscape of an Emerging Field—takes a closer look at two pilot artist residencies at state departments of transportation convened by our Arts and Culture team. Initially launched in 2018, Smart Growth America created the concept of artists-in-residence in state transportation agencies. The report evaluates the impacts, … Continued


Brighter streets, safer streets: Improving pedestrian safety after dark

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise, with 76 percent of fatalities occurring at night. We know that the dangerous design of our roadways emphasizes speed over safety. Reduced visibility at night also drastically increases risk. Improved lighting can help keep pedestrians safe, but if we want long-term solutions, we need to reevaluate the priorities deeply embedded in our transportation infrastructure.

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