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You want fine wood detailing, you work with a skilled carpenter. And if your community wants...
May 9 2013 9:15am Scott Doyon
What they are proposing wouldn’t cost that much more, if anything, and it would make both the...
May 7 2013 9:17am Kaid Benfield
One way to fail at form-based codes is a common mistake — oversimplifying the rural-to-urban...
May 6 2013 7:17am Hazel Borys
In honor of Jane Jacobs's birthday May 4, we offer a recent blog that argues planners should learn...
May 4 2013 8:44am Howard Blackson
One of a handful of traffic engineers that I have met whose streets are prioritized by place rather...
May 2 2013 8:43am Howard Blackson
The Obama administration nominated Charlotte, NC, mayor Anthony Foxx to fill the big shoes of...
May 1 2013 11:46am Robert Steuteville
The rise of tactical urbanism in San Francisco testifies to why this city maintains a creative edge...
May 1 2013 10:23am Scott Beyer
Nature has countless good lessons on how to sustain cities and towns… if only we would listen.
Apr 30 2013 6:40pm Steve Mouzon
Joel Kotkin is on a roll in the past few weeks, making the case that the revival of cities and...
Apr 30 2013 11:34am Robert Steuteville
It’s ridiculously easy to think about the benefits of historic preservation in immensely walkable...
Apr 29 2013 4:49pm Kaid Benfield
A city is an organism, not a machine. While machines need mechanics to watch over and maintain...
Apr 29 2013 8:34am Charles Marohn
Today I’d like us to talk about point two on the ways-to-fail list: adopt an all-new replacement...
Apr 25 2013 8:07am Hazel Borys
The Brookings Institution reported that "job sprawl" continued but slowed toward the end of the...
Apr 24 2013 2:17pm Robert Steuteville
Architecture has changed irreparably in the past decade, but those who know how to adapt just...
Apr 22 2013 8:56am Steve Mouzon
The United States has intertwined two enormous experiments with each other: the auto-oriented...
Apr 22 2013 8:09am Charles Marohn
A successful rural landscape – working farms and forests, and natural areas that last – is utterly...
Apr 17 2013 2:41pm Kaid Benfield
How do our cities transition from being dumb money — will it work, who knows — to a Strong Towns...
Apr 16 2013 9:28am Robert Steuteville
It’s that time of year here in central New Mexico when I start eating lunch in my courtyard so I...
Apr 15 2013 7:13am Susan Henderson
For several years now, many of us have been predicting — or even celebrating — the end of the...
Apr 12 2013 6:17pm Kaid Benfield
What does it take for a community to become a “festival city” – a place known for its events?
Apr 10 2013 10:21am Robert Steuteville
This is not the planning profession John Nolen built. A century later, our great recession has...
Apr 10 2013 9:15am Howard Blackson
Oakland and Brooklyn are unique in that they’re the main satellite cities for the two that define...
Apr 9 2013 8:55am Scott Beyer
As we are growing the endowment that is our city, improving its overall wealth and prosperity,...
Apr 8 2013 8:10am Charles Marohn
While mixed use has been embraced by citizens, politicians, and planners, it has held different...
Apr 8 2013 8:08am Howard Blackson
In previous posts we examined the border vacuums around transportation corridors, so now let's...
Apr 5 2013 11:18am Robert Steuteville
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