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Sustainability’s not an action. It’s not something you do in support of a political agenda. It’s an...
Aug 5 2013 9:59am Scott Doyon
One mom was quoted in Chandler’s article as saying her rising ninth-grader will “have to cross 15...
Jul 31 2013 8:03am Kaid Benfield
Want to get some sleep tonight? How about snuggling up with your local Development Code? Read any...
Jul 29 2013 10:05am Howard Blackson
“What’s more important to you?” I ask. “That more people share your worldview or that more people...
Jul 25 2013 9:07am Scott Doyon
Hanging out on social media is beginning to replace hanging out in shopping malls for many...
Jul 24 2013 3:25pm Kaid Benfield
Common spaces bring us together.
Jul 22 2013 2:06pm Jay Walljasper
The Suburban Experiment creates an illusion of wealth early on. As the city enters the second life...
Jul 22 2013 12:03pm Charles Marohn
There is no better place to start than with our streets, our most plentiful and visible parts of...
Jul 18 2013 7:00am Kaid Benfield
As Andrew Burleson was putting the finishing touches on his post here last week about Detroit's...
Jul 16 2013 9:59am Charles Marohn
Living in season asks us to “entice people outside, where they get more acclimated to the local...
Jul 15 2013 9:38am Hazel Borys
My neighborhood has a “commons.” So does yours. The commons comprises those explicitly or, in...
Jul 15 2013 9:24am Kaid Benfield
Do we want systems that are chaotic and messy but where errors will be small and fixable or do we...
Jul 9 2013 2:24pm Charles Marohn
In a recent article entitled "Gentrifying Into the Shelters", the New York Times blamed...
Jul 9 2013 1:30pm Michael Lewyn
While conscious city planning can be good, the instinctive organization of city life can be even...
Jul 1 2013 11:48am Kaid Benfield
One would think that Wall Street would be all over the "walkable urban" trend; that the Ivy League...
Jun 25 2013 8:53am Robert Steuteville
Although I'm big on local, homeowners associations pursue consistency in an ever-evolving world --...
Jun 24 2013 9:10am Scott Doyon
It’s summertime, and that means another installment of lessons from great cities. This week, it's...
Jun 20 2013 8:40am Hazel Borys
Development located, designed, and built to the standards of LEED for Neighborhood Development...
Jun 17 2013 9:04am Kaid Benfield
Today we're going to add a couple more pieces of financial background before we move on and...
Jun 11 2013 10:55am Charles Marohn
This started out as just another shameful story of a DOT ramming their over-engineered highway...
Jun 11 2013 9:53am Steve Mouzon
This year’s CNU was all about doing again, unlike the past few years where we’ve focused on...
Jun 10 2013 3:24pm Hazel Borys
I have organized some of my main arguments from the Great American Grid debate at CNU into a simple...
Jun 10 2013 9:53am Paul Knight
This week I want to write about one very technical finance subject and the implications for the...
Jun 10 2013 9:41am Charles Marohn
The US District Court in Milwaukee has indicated that a major urban freeway connection cannot be...
Jun 6 2013 1:35pm Kaid Benfield
A New York City judge recently ruled to make the renting of apartments on Airbnb illegal, limiting...
Jun 6 2013 12:06pm Scott Beyer
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