This month the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is releasing the Urban Street Design Guide, which has been endorsed by the Federal Highway Administration. I’m in Boulder this week at the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) Professional Development Seminar, where the team of designers led a panel discussion, stressing that it is a guide rather than a rule book, which lays out new approaches to designing, managing and activating streetscapes. This guide should assist planners, designers, and engineers develop context-sensitive solutions that address the constant evolution of urban streets. Without a doubt, street design becomes more...