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Narrow streets help in bicycle commuting
Philadelphia has Little Asphalt--and that creates a network that allows for appealing pedestrian...
May 21 2015 9:26am
Health, safety, and welfare for the next generation
Lately I’ve been thinking about “health, safety, and general welfare” — the basis by which zoning...
May 21 2015 8:37am
Small urban developers movement picks up steam
A group is empowering small-scale builders and developers working to create walkable urban places.
May 20 2015 2:28pm
A new right hook for New Urbanism
Right field is no longer owned by the pro-sprawl folks.
May 15 2015 9:28am
Building a single-stair walk up
John Anderson offers tips on how to get the most of a single-stair walk-up building while complying...
May 14 2015 5:58pm
New index examines livability
AARP has launched a Livability Index, which is the most comprehensive attempt at measuring quality...
May 6 2015 11:58am
PlaceMakers’ highlight reel from CNU23
Having just wrapped up what may have been our favorite CNU ever, in Dallas on April 29 through...
May 5 2015 2:23pm
Charter winners build healthier communities and economies
Top new urban projects for 2015 make a difference in people’s live in the US and around the world.
May 1 2015 8:27am
How complete streets help people and economies
Streets re-designed with all users in mind—pedestrians, transit users, and bicyclists as well as...
Apr 21 2015 10:49am
The benefits of removing stop lights
A growing number of experts advocate stop light removal to save money, improve safety, make cities...
Apr 20 2015 11:22am
Bringing new life to Old Town
Old Town Burleson, Texas, has many opportunities for placemaking and new pedestrian-oriented...
Apr 15 2015 8:06am
Better streets: What's the priority?
In a Place, automobiles might be accommodated but they are not prioritized. Human scale and...
Apr 8 2015 9:05am
How does the missing middle housing fit within communities?
Since my first article on Missing Middle Housing was published in 2012 in what was then New Urban...
Apr 8 2015 8:36am
The champions of Little Asphalt
One way to understand Little Asphalt is to look at its heroes, what they are doing, and their ideas...
Apr 6 2015 12:51pm
Anchor a revitalization with an arts plaza
Torti Gallas and Partners led a CNU "Legacy Charrette" team that recommended streetscape...
Apr 3 2015 8:42am
Urbanism: Nothing to fear
How do we re-target the capacity of inland ports, transportation hubs, and industrial parks to...
Apr 3 2015 7:54am
The Little Asphalt solution for sustainable, healthy communities
Little Asphalt minimizes pavement in cities, towns, and suburbs so that real estate can be...
Mar 30 2015 8:13am
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
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
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Federal Realty Trust and Lucas Thornton recognized with 2015 LOCUS Leadership Awards
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National Charrette Institute
Best Practices Guide
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