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The two national organizations are taking dramatic action to replace suburban sprawl with...
Apr 1 2013 8:25am Kaid Benfield
If our cities want to avoid insolvency and financial collapse (see Detroit), they will get out of...
Apr 1 2013 8:18am Charles Marohn
Thanks to your responses, a new collaborative Google map, called Aging in Connected Places, which...
Apr 1 2013 6:44am Hazel Borys
Some confuse creative places with cultural, arts-focused districts. While both are equally...
Mar 30 2013 1:18pm Joe Nickol
Health is determined by planning, architecture, transportation, housing, energy, and other...
Mar 28 2013 10:18am Hazel Borys
Public officials at the local level rarely, if ever, even bother to measure whether or not...
Mar 25 2013 3:54pm Charles Marohn
Get right with God. Fix your zoning. That’s not something you hear regularly from the pulpit, maybe...
Mar 25 2013 7:58am Ben Brown
Joel Kotkin launched a full-on assault on Richard Florida's "creative class" concept yesterday. He'...
Mar 21 2013 9:51am Robert Steuteville
I live in an old house that overlooks a single-track CSX rail line. Between my front gate and the...
Mar 21 2013 7:02am Scott Doyon
The City of Portland recently reestablished minimum off-street parking requirements, but this is...
Mar 20 2013 6:13am Robert Steuteville
Patient development was once the normal American way to build, but patient place-making began to...
Mar 19 2013 1:43pm Steve Mouzon
The concept of investing (other people's) money in order to make money, especially when pushed by...
Mar 18 2013 6:36am Charles Marohn
Last week, I mentioned that 35-40kph (25mph) moves the most traffic. Readers took me to task,...
Mar 18 2013 6:23am Charles Marohn
Walgreens is building a "net zero" store in Evanston, Illinois, that inappropriately places a...
Mar 15 2013 1:11pm Robert Steuteville
Accessibility for seniors includes walkable proximity to daily needs and transit. Still, with my...
Mar 14 2013 7:46am Hazel Borys
How do you define sustainability? "My quick, too-simple answer is that sustainability is about...
Mar 12 2013 10:33am Kaid Benfield
The heartbeat of a living tradition is four simple words: "we do this because…" If you put every...
Mar 11 2013 8:24am Steve Mouzon
Many of the walkable-street-related issues we face in Canada are the same as the ones we have...
Mar 11 2013 7:02am Geoff Dyer
Where do I get off saying this: For the next 15 to 20 years we’re going to experience the most...
Mar 7 2013 8:19am Ben Brown
Building neighborhoods patiently requires far less debt for infrastructure and results in places...
Mar 5 2013 2:24pm Steve Mouzon
Wherever the word "dense" appeared, I crossed it out substituted the word “walkable.”...
Mar 4 2013 11:14am Kaid Benfield
If we want to build places that are financially productive, we need to identify and eliminate...
Mar 4 2013 11:01am Charles Marohn
In simple terms, a plan is an adopted statement of policy, in the form of text, maps, and/or...
Mar 4 2013 10:53am Howard Blackson
Neighborhoods and subdivisions can be generous or stingy, and their generosity is a great...
Feb 28 2013 8:26am Steve Mouzon
The heart of the project will be a distinctive new building, plaza and resource center that...
Feb 26 2013 3:33pm Kaid Benfield
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