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Pensions: The canary in our coal mine
Understanding the numbers behind the pension crisis will help us more completely grasp the depth...
Jan 22 2013 12:37pm
We’re all connected: Too bad more is not necessarily the same as better
The post-Victorians lamented what wireless telegraphy would do to interpersonal intimacy — with...
Jan 21 2013 1:44pm
What's sustainability got to do with business?
I made a startling discovery : the virtues and ethics that underlie the construction of...
Jan 21 2013 8:57am
The disturbing and sometimes tragic challenge of walking in America
In much of America, walking – that most basic and human method of movement, and the one most...
Jan 18 2013 9:05am
Leveraging imminent doom as ‘Grand Strategy’
Those of us with a focus on community and regional planning will be nodding at a key item on...
Jan 17 2013 9:27am
It's so much more than density
The notion that we can solve the problems that we face in our cities by simply increasing the...
Jan 14 2013 1:45pm
An affordable housing enclave that strengthens a neighborhood and protects the environment
The Pettaway Pocket Neighborhood is a great example of progress on a small scale that can serve as...
Jan 14 2013 1:36pm
Backyard chickens: WWI-Era solution to almost everything
Making a living at your home has become increasingly restricted — contrast that with the self-...
Jan 14 2013 1:29pm
Rural preservation: One more reason to care about cities
Compact development patterns could have dramatically decreased the 41 million acres of rural land...
Jan 10 2013 10:04am
The power of 'creative placemaking'
The National Endowment for the Arts is quietly leveraging small amounts of financial assistance...
Jan 9 2013 4:46pm
Study: 34 million acres of forests threatened by sprawl
As troubling as the trends and forecasts are for forests and farms lost to development, it does...
Jan 8 2013 10:05am
Seven placemaking wishes for 2013
Though firmly rooted in placemaking trends that have gained notable traction over the past year,...
Jan 7 2013 10:04am
The Next Generation DOT
While on an individual level it is clear that today's transportation agencies are filled with...
Jan 4 2013 1:43pm
Five green community stories to watch in 2013
In my final article of 2012, I looked back at the year in review, to honor important recent work...
Jan 2 2013 10:39am
Great cities celebrate the season
People love communities from Paris to Santa Monica precisely because their public spaces are so...
Dec 24 2012 4:30pm
Gathering places: Providers of comfort and joy
To wish you the happiest of holidays, I’d like to share some recent ruminations about the...
Dec 24 2012 4:15pm
Solid buildings last: A tale of public housing, reborn
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
New research confirms central-city comebacks
We can now add even smaller cities with populations under 250,000 to the body of evidence showing...
Dec 20 2012 10:34am
Homelessness: Testing the boundaries of “health, safety and welfare”
Homelessness is an everyday issue that gets additional attention during the holidays. A recent HUD...
Dec 20 2012 10:25am
Wilmington, NC: Active living and running buddies
Ever have trouble going out for a run? Know how much easier that gets when your good friend hits...
Dec 17 2012 10:16am
At the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, our culture may have...
Dec 15 2012 2:12pm
If you're out on your bike tonight, consider trying this
For pedestrians and cyclists, visibility is a very big issue. Every time I see someone...
Dec 13 2012 12:51pm
Next Urbanism Lab 03: Redevelopment as a Tool for Urban (Re)Investment
Redevelopment is an implementation tool, just like zoning, specific plans and Form-Based Codes. It...
Dec 13 2012 12:33pm
Traditional cities and towns: Incubators of incompetent children
I live in a traditional town and am surrounded daily by anecdotal evidence reinforcing my cities...
Dec 10 2012 9:54am
Walmart and the quest for a better mousetrap
“I don’t shop at Walmart.” Talk about a loaded phrase. Five simple words, but issue them...
Dec 6 2012 7:42am
Frank J. Gruber
Nethaniel M. Hood
The coming housing calamity
More low-down on tall buildings
A tire in the park
Livability means being poor and eating only one kind of lettuce
Southern Indiana is More Than Just a Great View of Louisville
Active Trans Celebrates Cool Regional Transpo Projects at Its Yearly Gala
City Business: HANmade Milwaukee
What can cities do to roll out BRT faster?
Intersection: Water St. and Humboldt Ave.
By a Wide Margin, Americans Favor Transit Expansion Over New Roads
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
Talking Headways Podcast: Dear Bike People
basics: the math of park-and-ride
After spurning it for decades, suburban Atlanta county seems poised to join regional transit system
Keep it simple: Name Loudoun’s Metro stations “Sterling” and “Ashburn”
Greenwash… err… Greenbuild 2014
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