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There’s an entire industry surrounding environmental advocacy and we can always count on business...
Oct 4 2012 11:09am Scott Doyon
We don't need better projections to build a nation of Strong Towns. All we need is a clear...
Oct 1 2012 10:38am Charles Marohn
I’m feeling grateful for the investment of my city, Winnipeg, and others I've visited toward make...
Oct 1 2012 10:30am Hazel Borys
There are two audiences that have special communications needs: property owners and developers....
Sep 27 2012 10:31am Susan Henderson
The  shift to compact, walkable settings identified in the US is evident in urban and suburban...
Sep 25 2012 8:32am Mark Hinshaw
Our little Parklet on Friday was a temporary, simple place and, while it appeared to be...
Sep 24 2012 9:08am Howard Blackson
We design for the peak hour or two and then, for the rest of the day, all of that capacity goes to...
Sep 24 2012 9:05am Charles Marohn
In my controversial blog on Kansas City streets, I recommended changing all downtown signalized...
Sep 20 2012 9:56am Charles Marohn
As we increasingly urbanize, relearning the craft of creating human-scaled places, I often — too...
Sep 20 2012 9:40am Howard Blackson
This sixth annual Porchfest took place in Ithaca on September 16. It just keeps getting bigger and...
Sep 18 2012 12:29pm Robert Steuteville
The initial skepticism people tend to have towards a place like Rosemary — the almost visceral...
Sep 18 2012 9:30am Scott Doyon
There are obviously people who believe strongly that downtown Kansas City has a congestion problem...
Sep 17 2012 8:52am Charles Marohn
Many reports quantify the value of the sorts of livable, walkable places that a form-based code...
Sep 13 2012 9:07am Hazel Borys
Kansas City has made huge investments on wide streets designed to maximize traffic flow, with...
Sep 13 2012 8:09am Charles Marohn
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) doesn’t know what it’s doing.
Sep 12 2012 9:07am Nethaniel M. Hood
“This guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, ‘Doc, uh, my brother’s crazy, he thinks he’s a chicken...
Sep 10 2012 8:13am Ben Brown
There are likely countless details to building smaller and smarter, but only a few game-...
Sep 7 2012 10:09am Steve Mouzon
Previous parts of this series dealt with analysis of public space. What is a well-designed park,...
Sep 6 2012 9:42am Kevin Klinkenberg
As you view the photos, consider what’s appealing about each street, and what might be...
Sep 6 2012 9:32am Kaid Benfield
Changing a city or county zoning ordinance is more than just a change in code. It’s a change in...
Sep 6 2012 9:12am Susan Henderson
The $9 million College Drive improvement in Brainerd is a classic Old Economy project — based on...
Sep 5 2012 8:22am Charles Marohn
The craft of making authentic places for people has been entrusted to the small businesses, risk...
Sep 4 2012 9:56am Joe Nickol
The health of a neighborhood — whether downtown, midtown or out-of-town — is defined by five...
Aug 30 2012 10:16am Howard Blackson
Ironically, we end up appealing to higher forms of government, just so we can gain permission to...
Aug 29 2012 2:01pm Scott Doyon
Diesel-powered heavy equipment has given us the ability to push countless tons of dirt across...
Aug 27 2012 4:18pm Steve Mouzon
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