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We don't really care about automobile accidents
After all the gruesome crashes, with countless little crosses lining the roadways, here’s what I’ve...
Aug 19 2015 11:03am
Four types of sprawl
Of the four kinds of sprawl, one is worth trying to fix.
Jul 17 2015 1:05pm
Do you really believe that?
Sprawl retrofit is the fast-food of New Urbanism. It's time to opt-out of the prevailing...
May 28 2015 10:38am
Enough about the Millennials already!
Be careful about lazy research.
Mar 12 2014 6:16pm
The case for unremarkable architecture
One of the great things starting to happen in cities of all sizes is the redevelopment of...
Aug 22 2013 10:10am
What makes a good park? Part 3
Previous parts of this series dealt with analysis of public space. What is a well-designed park,...
Sep 6 2012 9:42am
What makes a good park? Part 2
Today I’ll examine a park system that I’m intimately familiar with, and which has often been...
Aug 23 2012 10:10am
The advantages of low-speed rail
I love high-speed rail, but here's why upgrading our existing rail network offers much better bang...
Aug 17 2012 1:05pm
What makes a good park? Part 1.
Parks or plazas of similar sizes show wildly different amounts of usage and success. City...
Aug 9 2012 11:46am
Street trees & the importance of codes
Two lessons: Street trees are really important to walkability; What gets coded, gets built.
Aug 1 2012 9:29am
Learn to love sprawl?
Like many sprawl apologists, Bruegmann equated car usage with freedom of mobility. I like to...
Oct 22 2011 9:59am
Musical interlude: Arcade Fire, Part II (Letters)
What’s the relationship between our disconnected physical society and our increasingly distant...
Aug 15 2011 8:31am
Musical interlude: Arcade Fire, Part I (the Sprawl)
For a couple of years now, urbanists both old and new alike have been enamored with the band Arcade...
Aug 12 2011 10:34am
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
The Original Green
It's time to adjust to the metropolitan reality
Strong central cities may help in weathering the recession
Village Green: Sidewalks Are Good for Us
Village Green: Revitalizing Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine (Part 2 - the neighborhood's assets)
Village Green: Revitalizing Cincinnati's Historic Over-the-Rhine (Part 3 - exciting progress portends a national model)
Village Green: What the City Can Teach the Country About Sustainability
Village Green: Jamaica's Rose Town Pursue's Healing Through Rebuilding
Village Green: To Keep Smart City Housing Affordable, Build More of It
Village Green: Where Is the Green Community on Revitalization?
Village Green: Major Industry Report Says Sprawl "Lacks Staying Power"
Village Green: For Cities to Be An Environmental Solution, We Need to Address Public Safety
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