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New data shows city growth outpaces suburbs
Great news for the environment: This relatively new trend reverses nearly a century of city...
Apr 17 2014 10:05am
Making multifamily truly urban
The multifamily industry is building more in walkable locations, but developers still need...
Apr 15 2014 8:35am
Avoiding mistakes in bike-ped infrastructure
Today I’m going to provide some tips – some do’s and don’ts – for public officials to help them...
Apr 14 2014 10:26am
The coolest urban trail you are likely to see
Indianapolis's remarkable Cultural Trail is more than a pedestrian and bike trail. It...
Apr 14 2014 8:32am
Multifamily: from 'train wreck' to urban
In a comprehensive piece called "What's New in New Urbanism," Multi-Housing News reports that new...
Apr 14 2014 7:45am
Urbanists are thrilled that Caltrans endorses NACTO guide
This should open the way for more common sense street design in towns and cities all over...
Apr 11 2014 4:57pm
Maker Space: More about the walkspace around than the workspace within
The secret sauce of Maker Space innovation isn’t something inside the building, but rather what’s...
Apr 8 2014 10:53am
My son, the Wikipedia entry
If you want to be profiled in Wikipedia, it is better to be born in an urban place. The classic...
Apr 7 2014 10:36am
Realtors discover that walkable places are preferred
A survey sponsored by Realtors illustrates that home buying is more like a prix fixe menu than...
Apr 7 2014 8:44am
Anti-LEED: A green rating system that is fast, friendly and free
The LEED rating systems were a great idea in the beginning, but they have become a symbol of all...
Mar 31 2014 4:01pm
Come together locally for smarter growth
Connecting competence to organized support is key to reversing the Sisyphean cycle of urban...
Mar 31 2014 8:34am
Gearing up for another Stern talkin' to at CNU
Some are surprised that Robert A.M. Stern has been invited back to CNU — the last time he addressed...
Mar 26 2014 2:18pm
Smart growth and strong mayors
Inspiring stories of visionary leaders are splendid, but it is more reliable to build "champions"...
Mar 20 2014 12:54pm
Why patient and sustainable neighborhood building is so hard today
The public and private sectors each need to learn some lessons from the ways most great old places...
Mar 19 2014 9:41am
Choosing place-receiving over placemaking, and why
In 1997, I returned to Europe after a long absence. My Paris photograph, above, jump-started a then...
Mar 18 2014 12:03pm
Traditional downtown anchors moving from isolation to integration
No longer comprised of isolated districts, twenty-first century downtowns are rebuilding...
Mar 17 2014 1:02pm
The thorny matter of gentrification
Surely we haven’t reached the point where making inner-city neighborhoods more attractive to more...
Mar 17 2014 12:35pm
Enough about the Millennials already!
Be careful about lazy research.
Mar 12 2014 6:16pm
Here come the millennials
Cue up Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. Last week’s release by the Pew Research Center of...
Mar 11 2014 10:11am
A wiser way of counting
Coming together under a big tent for synergistic growth that contributes to strong communities....
Mar 10 2014 10:37am
Why urban history matters
Going forward, let's not discount the influence of history's recurring themes in how we redevelop...
Mar 4 2014 1:01pm
A new coalition for urban place
Who benefits the most from synergistic growth, where the parts of the built environment are brought...
Mar 3 2014 10:49am
Why urban demographers are right about the trend toward downtowns and walkable suburbs
I and others have been tracking for some time a surging interest in walkable neighborhoods, in both...
Feb 28 2014 1:53pm
Seattle growth outpaces suburbs
More people moving to urban places means more open space preserved and less congestion in the far...
Feb 25 2014 6:26pm
New urban math
To forge a coalition for urban places, let’s start by trumpeting an important fact: The value of...
Feb 24 2014 11:42am
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
Fracking, Youngstown and The Right to the City
You can thank Congress for all those tolls that will soon hit the Cincinnati region
Teens Help Spread the Word About the Bloomingdale Bridge Transplant
Friday Photos: Transforming Reed Street Yards
There's a new bridge in town. Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People!
Female Cyclists Share Tips and Encouragement at Women on Wheels Summit
Telematics can reinforce centralization
What Is Your State Doing to Improve Walking and Biking?
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
how to make buses more useful
11 Simple Ways to Speed Up Your City’s Buses
Bilbao Spain Removes an Elevated Inner-city Freeway
Walkable Dallas - Fort Worth
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