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Current Event December 9, 2014

Building Friendly Streets

Most streets in the United States were designed for cars, not for people riding bicycles or walking. In densely populated cities this has meant that people are forced to live on streets where they don’t feel safe walking and cycling. A new movement, called “complete streets,” pushes cities to design streets to fit the needs of all the people who use it, not just people in cars. Listen to learn how this “complete streets” movement is being put into effect in cities across the country.

Civics/Government Engineering Industrialism

Story Length: 6:00

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Living on Earth

AIR DATE: 11/28/2014

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