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Philadelphia has Little Asphalt--and that creates a network that allows for appealing pedestrian...
May 21 2015 9:26am Robert Steuteville
Lately I’ve been thinking about “health, safety, and general welfare” — the basis by which zoning...
May 21 2015 8:37am Scott Doyon
A group is empowering small-scale builders and developers working to create walkable urban places.
May 20 2015 2:28pm Robert Steuteville
Right field is no longer owned by the pro-sprawl folks.
May 15 2015 9:28am Robert Steuteville
John Anderson offers tips on how to get the most of a single-stair walk-up building while complying...
May 14 2015 5:58pm
AARP has launched a Livability Index, which is the most comprehensive attempt at measuring quality...
May 6 2015 11:58am Robert Steuteville
Having just wrapped up what may have been our favorite CNU ever, in Dallas on April 29 through...
May 5 2015 2:23pm
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 Robert Steuteville
Streets re-designed with all users in mind—pedestrians, transit users, and bicyclists as well as...
Apr 21 2015 10:49am Kaid Benfield
A growing number of experts advocate stop light removal to save money, improve safety, make cities...
Apr 20 2015 11:22am Robert Steuteville
Old Town Burleson, Texas, has many opportunities for placemaking and new pedestrian-oriented...
Apr 15 2015 8:06am Robert Steuteville
In a Place, automobiles might be accommodated but they are not prioritized. Human scale and...
Apr 8 2015 9:05am Scott Doyon
Since my first article on Missing Middle Housing was published in 2012 in what was then New Urban...
Apr 8 2015 8:36am Dan Parolek
One way to understand Little Asphalt is to look at its heroes, what they are doing, and their ideas...
Apr 6 2015 12:51pm Robert Steuteville
Torti Gallas and Partners led a CNU "Legacy Charrette" team that recommended streetscape...
Apr 3 2015 8:42am
How do we re-target the capacity of inland ports, transportation hubs, and industrial parks to...
Apr 3 2015 7:54am Scott Bernstein
Little Asphalt minimizes pavement in cities, towns, and suburbs so that real estate can be...
Mar 30 2015 8:13am Robert Steuteville
Arlington, Virginia, shows how feet on the street helps a community thrive.
Mar 27 2015 1:29pm Jay Walljasper
You are surrounded by parking lots and pavement so vast you can see the curvature of the Earth.
Mar 26 2015 7:39am Robert Steuteville
The fates of nature and cities are intricately related: Nature needs cities, and cities need nature.
Mar 25 2015 11:32am Kaid Benfield
The sheer amount of pavement we lay down is compromising health, safety, and welfare. It is a...
Mar 24 2015 7:41am Robert Steuteville
So many great things will be happening at CNU 23 in Dallas from April 28 through May...
Mar 23 2015 9:44am Robert Steuteville
Three myths underly Inga Saffron's recent article objecting to higher-density housing in urban...
Mar 21 2015 11:58am Michael Lewyn
“Big Asphalt” has changed the face of America and compromised our health, safety, and welfare—but...
Mar 19 2015 7:55am Robert Steuteville
Denying low-income neighborhoods investment in the name of preserving them is a strategy no white,...
Mar 18 2015 10:31am Ben Brown
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