What Other Cities Are Doing
Crosswalks and Sidewalks
in Iowa City
What Other Cities Are Doing
What Other Cities
are Doing
Strategies for Activism
Strategies for Activism

"Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities."
—Lewis Mumford

PEDS Atlanta
This type of organization is needed in Iowa City to affect real change in pedestrian conditions.

America Walks


Safe Routes to School

Perils for Pedestrians (monthly cable access TV series)

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Making America Walkable (article written by Emily Smith of the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill Highway Safety Research Center for the Partnership for a Walkable America)

Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety page

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Pedestrian Safety Page

Donald Baxter's guest editorial in the Iowa City Press-Citizen (it got me arrested and convicted!)

Ellen Vandslice, Radical Pedestrian
Primed with indignation and a big hit of adrenaline, I bopped the back of his car with our diaper bag as he pulled away. And this man, who was in such a hurry that he couldn't yield the right-of-way to a mom with two babies, found the time to stop his car, get out, put up his fists and say, "You ever do that again I'll beat the shit out of you."

Ideas that Matter (a site devoted to the Ideas of Jane Jacobs and her followers, includes electronic assess to the Ideas that Matter Quarterly)

© 2007 Donald Baxter (contact Donald Baxter) and Pedestrians of Iowa City