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After all the gruesome crashes, with countless little crosses lining the roadways, here’s what I’ve...
Aug 19 2015 11:03am Kevin Klinkenberg
Of the four kinds of sprawl, one is worth trying to fix. 
Jul 17 2015 1:05pm Kevin Klinkenberg
Sprawl retrofit is the fast-food of New Urbanism. It's time to opt-out of the prevailing...
May 28 2015 10:38am Kevin Klinkenberg
Be careful about lazy research.
Mar 12 2014 6:16pm Kevin Klinkenberg
One of the great things starting to happen in cities of all sizes is the redevelopment of...
Aug 22 2013 10:10am Kevin Klinkenberg
Previous parts of this series dealt with analysis of public space. What is a well-designed park,...
Sep 6 2012 9:42am Kevin Klinkenberg
Today I’ll examine a park system that I’m intimately familiar with, and which has often been...
Aug 23 2012 10:10am Kevin Klinkenberg
I love high-speed rail, but here's why upgrading our existing rail network offers much better bang...
Aug 17 2012 1:05pm Kevin Klinkenberg
Parks or plazas of similar sizes show wildly different amounts of usage and success. City...
Aug 9 2012 11:46am Kevin Klinkenberg
Two lessons: Street trees are really important to walkability; What gets coded, gets built.
Aug 1 2012 9:29am Kevin Klinkenberg
Like many sprawl apologists, Bruegmann equated car usage with freedom of mobility. I like to...
8 Oct 22 2011 9:59am Kevin Klinkenberg
What’s the relationship between our disconnected physical society and our increasingly distant...
1 Aug 15 2011 8:31am Kevin Klinkenberg
For a couple of years now, urbanists both old and new alike have been enamored with the band Arcade...
2 Aug 12 2011 10:34am Kevin Klinkenberg
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