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Although sustainability planning is harder to find compared to big cities, terrific examples of...
Jan 26 2015 9:26am Robert Steuteville
The Village of Providence, a remarkable project that was named the National Association of...
Jan 24 2015 9:27am Steve Mouzon
By a margin of 83 percent to 17 percent, office tenants prefer amenity-rich, mixed-use centers—...
Jan 23 2015 9:25am Robert Steuteville
An urge to new thinking comes at the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, when the Katrina...
Jan 21 2015 8:21am Ben Brown
They’re the thinnest and smallest of a city’s elemental parts, but “frontages” do more to create or...
Jan 20 2015 8:12am Steve Mouzon
When the research favors compact, mixed-use neighborhoods, why does government favor sprawl?
Jan 19 2015 11:41am Robert Steuteville
Pragmatic conservatives take seriously the arguments of those who call for return-on-investment...
Jan 15 2015 9:53am Ben Brown
Now we have two systems—one with good bones, completed about 100 years ago. The other, without good...
Jan 12 2015 10:03am Robert Steuteville
As practitioners, our job is not to perpetuate or squash buzzwords. It’s connecting people to...
Jan 6 2015 9:37am Scott Doyon
The job is to design street networks as good and sustainable and resilient as the ones we built 100...
Jan 5 2015 10:14am Robert Steuteville
If planners for Bethesda, Maryland, fully realize a conceptual vision, the once-quiet but now-...
Dec 31 2014 9:39am Kaid Benfield
In this modern era, the idea of livable communities may be less real to many people than Santa...
Dec 30 2014 11:11am Robert Steuteville
In the realm of supply chains and distribution logistics, Santa’s the guy. o you’d presumably...
Dec 24 2014 9:01am Scott Doyon
Seoul reengineers a freeway into a stream—most observers seem to consider the project a net plus...
Dec 24 2014 8:46am Kaid Benfield
The evidence keeps piling up to support reform in street design and traffic engineering.
Dec 23 2014 6:15am Robert Steuteville
Older and smaller buildings and a wide range in building age offer real economic and social...
Dec 20 2014 10:11am Robert Steuteville
I've often wondered about the actuarial approach used by auto insurance companies, but I’ve never...
Dec 16 2014 12:22pm Charles Marohn
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) manual for trip generation radically overestimates...
Dec 11 2014 7:05am Robert Steuteville
Many ideas and trends are afoot to make walking easier and more accessible—leading to greater...
Dec 3 2014 4:56pm Jay Walljasper
The story of Greek philosopher Aristarchus, who first postulated the Sun as the center of the solar...
Nov 24 2014 10:58am Scott Doyon
The importance of continuous, connected building facades that lined streets and defined their form...
Nov 21 2014 9:25am Laurence Aurbach
Some of the most dramatic juxtapositions with nature are possible in big cities, like The High Line...
Nov 19 2014 8:55am Robert Steuteville
We don't have to choose between a growing population and healthy economy, on the one hand, and a...
Nov 17 2014 12:02pm Kaid Benfield
Walking around Berlin, my 10-year old pointed out the exceptional numbers of downtown kids, and...
Nov 17 2014 10:54am Hazel Borys
Recently laid-off workers who live far from job centers take longer to find employment than do...
Nov 13 2014 11:55am Kaid Benfield
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