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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
The US has more golf courses than the market can support. We could repurpose many of them to...
Mar 18 2015 10:26am Kaid Benfield
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
A trend toward more compact, walkable, living and working, both in suburbs and in cities, is...
Mar 9 2015 9:52am Kaid Benfield
The future of communities is being written by land-use regulations. If we want to intentionally...
Mar 6 2015 9:17am Robert Steuteville
Once we acknowledge our own culpability in inevitable change, the more we can work together to...
Mar 5 2015 1:57pm Scott Doyon
A small infill builder tests a new housing type in a neighborhood next to a university, generating...
Mar 5 2015 11:10am Dan Parolek
Bridgeport, CT, is launching a large-scale redevelopment of an underutilized waterfront, but when...
Mar 4 2015 11:51am Robert Steuteville
Land use regulations and trillions of dollars in existing public infrastructure make alternatives...
Feb 25 2015 10:54am Robert Steuteville
And other lessons from the pioneers of housing market research and affordable design for New...
Feb 24 2015 10:15am Ben Brown
A growing, multi-denominational religious movement is placing environmental protection at the...
Feb 23 2015 12:18pm Kaid Benfield
Stop talking about density and start talking about place.
Feb 19 2015 10:48am Howard Blackson
Decisions such as where to invest, where to work, where to retire, and where to vacation are all...
Feb 18 2015 9:18am Robert Steuteville
This weekend, I again watched The Human Scale, a film from 2013, and got more stoked to meet...
Feb 18 2015 7:03am Hazel Borys
Cars are space hogs. That goes double when you consider the multiple parking spaces that each car...
Feb 12 2015 11:23am Robert Steuteville
Little has done greater damage to our environment (as well as to our economy and social fabric)...
Feb 10 2015 9:39am Kaid Benfield
The region is at a crossroads between Texas-sized sprawl and connected, walkable neighborhoods....
Feb 9 2015 11:45am Robert Steuteville
The Charter remains an inspiring blueprint for improving streets, neighborhoods, and regions all...
Feb 6 2015 12:45pm Robert Steuteville
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