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Measuring success against impossible ideals rather than achievable goals is one reason why planning...
Jan 30 2013 11:18am Scott Doyon
Preserving paths, handling stormwater properly, keeping old stories alive, and building compactly...
Jan 28 2013 4:32pm Steve Mouzon
Many want to believe that housing is staging a comeback. This is a logical wish since so much of...
Jan 28 2013 11:14am Charles Marohn
Is The New American Home worthy of being certified LEED-platinum, the greenest of the green?...
Jan 28 2013 10:39am Kaid Benfield
Being a pedestrian, or one of our ever increasing army of bicyclists, is a proven step towards...
Jan 28 2013 9:44am Howard Blackson
It's ridiculous to reject architecture or urbanism based solely upon the politics of the builders...
Jan 25 2013 9:11am Steve Mouzon
Understanding citizens' wants, needs and concerns, and then addressing them through responsive,...
Jan 24 2013 2:21pm Scott Doyon
Understanding the numbers behind the pension crisis will help us more completely grasp the depth...
Jan 22 2013 12:37pm Charles Marohn
The post-Victorians lamented what wireless telegraphy would do to interpersonal intimacy — with...
Jan 21 2013 1:44pm Scott Doyon
I made a startling discovery : the virtues and ethics that underlie the construction of...
Jan 21 2013 8:57am Steve Mouzon
In much of America, walking – that most basic and human method of movement, and the one most...
Jan 18 2013 9:05am Kaid Benfield
Those of us with a focus on community and regional planning will be nodding at a key item on...
Jan 17 2013 9:27am Robert Steuteville
The notion that we can solve the problems that we face in our cities by simply increasing the...
Jan 14 2013 1:45pm Charles Marohn
The Pettaway Pocket Neighborhood is a great example of progress on a small scale that can serve as...
Jan 14 2013 1:36pm Kaid Benfield
Making a living at your home has become increasingly restricted — contrast that with the self-...
Jan 14 2013 1:29pm Scott Doyon
Compact development patterns could have dramatically decreased the 41 million acres of rural land...
Jan 10 2013 10:04am Hazel Borys
The National Endowment for the Arts is quietly leveraging small amounts of financial assistance...
Jan 9 2013 4:46pm Kaid Benfield
As troubling as the trends and forecasts are for forests and farms lost to development, it does...
Jan 8 2013 10:05am Kaid Benfield
Though firmly rooted in placemaking trends that have gained notable traction over the past year,...
Jan 7 2013 10:04am Robert Steuteville
While on an individual level it is clear that today's transportation agencies are filled with...
Jan 4 2013 1:43pm Charles Marohn
In my final article of 2012, I looked back at the year in review, to honor important recent work...
Jan 2 2013 10:39am Kaid Benfield
People love communities from Paris to Santa Monica precisely because their public spaces are so...
Dec 24 2012 4:30pm Kaid Benfield
To wish you the happiest of holidays, I’d like to share some recent ruminations about the...
Dec 24 2012 4:15pm Hazel Borys
I don’t typically gush on things simply because they’re cool but, in this case, I’m going to make...
Dec 24 2012 3:22pm Scott Doyon
We can now add even smaller cities with populations under 250,000 to the body of evidence showing...
Dec 20 2012 10:34am Kaid Benfield
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