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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
In Forbes online, Joel Kotkin came out with a ringing attack on those who dare to challenge sprawl...
Aug 13 2013 8:09am Michael Lewyn
Upward mobility is strongly correlated with compact, walkable communities — largely in cities but...
Aug 12 2013 4:10pm Robert Steuteville
When I write about a particular square in some inspiring place, I’m not saying we should stamp 5-...
Aug 12 2013 7:48am Hazel Borys
I recently watched a documentary that chronicles the amazing transformation of Arlington, VA, a...
Aug 9 2013 8:53am Dan Zack
If you're looking for one book that explains the transformation taking place in our cities, towns...
Aug 7 2013 12:44pm Charles Marohn
It’s gotten to the point where we bestow the moniker “transit-oriented development” (or TOD) on...
Aug 6 2013 8:26am Kaid Benfield
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
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