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Steve Mouzon’s much anticipated new e-book is a road map for revising the marketing efforts of the...
Sep 29 2013 9:47am Susan Henderson
Boston sees remarkable decline in automobile registrations even as the city grows faster than it...
Sep 27 2013 5:29pm Robert Steuteville
While most environmentalists concentrate on pollution  and excessive resource extraction, I...
Sep 27 2013 11:22am Kaid Benfield
In a society that is so obsessed with connectedness of the digital variety, why are some of us...
Sep 23 2013 4:08pm Dan Zack
UConn is a surprisingly large school to be located far from any walkable town. The new urban Storrs...
Sep 23 2013 8:44am Philip Langdon
Metered parking spaces around the world were magically transformed into oases of relaxation and...
Sep 23 2013 8:00am Kaid Benfield
Developers operating on greenfield sites, at scale, mostly build drive-only sprawl. That won't...
Sep 18 2013 9:50am Robert Steuteville
Discussions on smart growth often start with the assumption that the only alternative to drive-only...
Sep 16 2013 3:30pm Robert Steuteville
Authorities have done nothing to stop haphazard sprawl and commit to a more orderly pattern of...
Sep 13 2013 9:31am Kaid Benfield
While I dislike noisy suburban arterials just as much as the next guy, I realized that retail will...
Sep 12 2013 10:19am Dan Zack
Joel Kotkin's muddle-headed theory on babies and urban living is aimed at blocking housing choice...
Sep 10 2013 10:04am Robert Steuteville
We can prepare for the inevitable occurrence of "Black Swan" events by developing structures that,...
Sep 9 2013 10:05am Michael Mehaffy
I used to think homeowners’ associations had the potential to be great democratic institutions.
Sep 9 2013 10:00am Doris Goldstein
My hometown of Brainerd, MN, is undertaking an initiative focusing on biking and walking. The...
Sep 9 2013 9:51am Charles Marohn
The idea makes a big splash in the current edition of Government Finance Review. 
Sep 4 2013 9:23am Robert Steuteville
This southern California site is not is a good place to put 1,746 new homes at an average density...
Sep 3 2013 1:28pm Kaid Benfield
A video make clear the difference in construction between the affordable, structural masonry house...
Sep 3 2013 1:08pm Scott Doyon
Given the low-density development patterns that we’ve adopted across much of the country, the math...
Aug 31 2013 9:50am Peter Katz
Anti-malls are the new malls.  So proclaims the staff of DC area booster magazine ...
Aug 26 2013 10:33am Kaid Benfield
We desperately need a more sophisticated understanding of the difference between a road and a...
Aug 26 2013 10:22am Charles Marohn
Thoughts on a vacation in a car-free place with free-range kids.
Aug 22 2013 11:49am Hazel Borys
One of the great things starting to happen in cities of all sizes is the redevelopment of...
Aug 22 2013 10:10am Kevin Klinkenberg
An Upstate New York village defied the Department of Transportation and created a human-scale Main...
Aug 19 2013 1:32pm Robert Steuteville
I’m hardly the only one whose career was strongly influenced by the now-iconic planned town of...
Aug 15 2013 4:33pm Kaid Benfield
A new study provides more confirmation that violent and accidental deaths of all kinds are more...
Aug 14 2013 11:44am Robert Steuteville
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