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Lessons from America’s most walkable suburb
Arlington, Virginia, shows how feet on the street helps a community thrive.
Mar 27 2015 1:29pm
Top 5 reasons you know you are in Big Asphalt …
You are surrounded by parking lots and pavement so vast you can see the curvature of the Earth.
Mar 26 2015 7:39am
City trees and greenery cut pollution and boost health
The fates of nature and cities are intricately related: Nature needs cities, and cities need nature.
Mar 25 2015 11:32am
What (and who) is Big Asphalt, and how does it harm America?
The sheer amount of pavement we lay down is compromising health, safety, and welfare. It is a...
Mar 24 2015 7:41am
Top 10 cool things to do at CNU
So many great things will be happening at CNU 23 in Dallas from April 28 through May...
Mar 23 2015 9:44am
What density-phobia gets wrong
Three myths underly Inga Saffron's recent article objecting to higher-density housing in urban...
Mar 21 2015 11:58am
They paved paradise, put up a parking lot …
“Big Asphalt” has changed the face of America and compromised our health, safety, and welfare—but...
Mar 19 2015 7:55am
Gentrification: Wealth, opportunity, and community
Denying low-income neighborhoods investment in the name of preserving them is a strategy no white,...
Mar 18 2015 10:31am
Could placemaking become the new golf?
The US has more golf courses than the market can support. We could repurpose many of them to...
Mar 18 2015 10:26am
So you're on the fence ...
I’m really excited that CNU 23 will put us in the heart of North Texas and I’m not alone. “Dallas...
Mar 11 2015 3:35pm
Who's sprawling now? Mixed signals on the market
A trend toward more compact, walkable, living and working, both in suburbs and in cities, is...
Mar 9 2015 9:52am
Are you getting the change you want from the status quo?
The future of communities is being written by land-use regulations. If we want to intentionally...
Mar 6 2015 9:17am
We’re all complicit in change. So now what?
Once we acknowledge our own culpability in inevitable change, the more we can work together to...
Mar 5 2015 1:57pm
Preserving micro units in Norman, Oklahoma
A small infill builder tests a new housing type in a neighborhood next to a university, generating...
Mar 5 2015 11:10am
Good news, bad news: Placemaking marred by traffic engineering
Bridgeport, CT, is launching a large-scale redevelopment of an underutilized waterfront, but when...
Mar 4 2015 11:51am
Codes and roads: Why we're still building sprawl
Land use regulations and trillions of dollars in existing public infrastructure make alternatives...
Feb 25 2015 10:54am
Build neighborhoods, not housing
And other lessons from the pioneers of housing market research and affordable design for New...
Feb 24 2015 10:15am
Congregations practice faith through environmental leadership
A growing, multi-denominational religious movement is placing environmental protection at the...
Feb 23 2015 12:18pm
Density is just a number
Stop talking about density and start talking about place.
Feb 19 2015 10:48am
The economic value of a unique place
Decisions such as where to invest, where to work, where to retire, and where to vacation are all...
Feb 18 2015 9:18am
Why the human scale matters
This weekend, I again watched The Human Scale, a film from 2013, and got more stoked to meet...
Feb 18 2015 7:03am
Space required in cars and on foot
Cars are space hogs. That goes double when you consider the multiple parking spaces that each car...
Feb 12 2015 11:23am
Cities are coming back, but urban poverty remains an immense challenge
Little has done greater damage to our environment (as well as to our economy and social fabric)...
Feb 10 2015 9:39am
Dallas-Fort Worth is a laboratory for placemaking
The region is at a crossroads between Texas-sized sprawl and connected, walkable neighborhoods....
Feb 9 2015 11:45am
Changing New Urbanism
The Charter remains an inspiring blueprint for improving streets, neighborhoods, and regions all...
Feb 6 2015 12:45pm
Frank J. Gruber
Nethaniel M. Hood
The coming housing calamity
More low-down on tall buildings
A tire in the park
Livability means being poor and eating only one kind of lettuce
Sign the Declaration: Promote Public Markets for All
Project for Public Spaces
Doors Open Denver Preview: Historic Sugar Building
Where Should We Put Bike Lanes? (Part 3 of 3)
Vancouver: Yes, you have a cost-effective transit agency!
Friday Photos: Walker’s Landing Aims for Third Ward Style
Join Us Next Thursday for the “Forward Mobility” Party at Transit Tees
Plenty of Horne: Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?
Parking Madness 2015 Elite Eight: Tampa vs. Fort Worth
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
The Metropolitan Century
Buy a Po Campo Bag Next Week & They’ll Donate Half the Money to SBC
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Bike Czar: Second Fatal Crash On Sheboygan Highway
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