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Walkable streets: Considering common issues
Many of the walkable-street-related issues we face in Canada are the same as the ones we have...
Mar 11 2013 7:02am
Guessing at the future of American housing
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
Patient urbanism: Build neighborhoods without high debt
Building neighborhoods patiently requires far less debt for infrastructure and results in places...
Mar 5 2013 2:24pm
For walkable cities, it's about finding the right kind of density
Wherever the word "dense" appeared, I crossed it out substituted the word “walkable.”...
Mar 4 2013 11:14am
If we want to build places that are financially productive, we need to identify and eliminate...
Mar 4 2013 11:01am
The value of visuals
In simple terms, a plan is an adopted statement of policy, in the form of text, maps, and/or...
Mar 4 2013 10:53am
Neighborhoods and subdivisions can be generous or stingy, and their generosity is a great...
Feb 28 2013 8:26am
Embracing immigration for workforce and economic development
The heart of the project will be a distinctive new building, plaza and resource center that...
Feb 26 2013 3:33pm
Ways to fail at form-based codes: Don’t articulate a vision
The biggest challenge to form-based codes is failing to establish a community vision that can then...
Feb 25 2013 10:02am
By-passing tomorrow for easy implementation today
Short-term politicians are looking to long-term infrastructure investments for short-term...
Feb 21 2013 9:43am
DC's ambitious plan to become 'the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city' in the US
Mayor Vincent Gray announced a bold sustainability vision that is as ambitious in its...
Feb 21 2013 8:04am
An architecture of place rather than time
More important than the style of second houses for the rich in the Hamptons is the construction...
Feb 20 2013 11:45am
Orderly but dumb
In a contracting economy, the only hope is to transform "orderly but dumb" into "chaotic but smart."
Feb 18 2013 9:20am
Planning for people
What it takes, at the most basic level, to accommodate us, nurture us, and bring us together is a...
Feb 18 2013 9:07am
Connections, community, and the science of loneliness
Here’s to the hard work of making the connections within and between our neighbourhoods that make...
Feb 14 2013 8:05am
How pedestrian-connected cities may really be smarter cities
New insights into neuroscience offer some intriguing parallels to urban dynamics – with possibly...
Feb 13 2013 9:40am
Pro or con, we can’t ignore self-driving cars
Technology that will enable cars to drive themselves is developing rapidly and could have a...
Feb 12 2013 11:08am
The Data is In: Let the heavy lifting begin
We have a lot more isolated, supersized, energy-sucking housing than we want or can afford. And...
Feb 11 2013 8:03am
Kansas City, take 2
Nothing more than a couple of shout outs for today with the promise to catch up with you later in...
Feb 11 2013 7:06am
Main streets are not a thing of the past
(And if they were, it would not be okay).
Feb 6 2013 3:10pm
Neighborhoods first (and goal)
A progressive democrat in a historically republican town, our Mayor has a clear mandate to...
Feb 6 2013 9:27am
A modest proposal on sprawl
Let me turn now to our built environment, because it relates to our economic predicament and there...
Feb 5 2013 1:22pm
Why smarter land use can help cities attract and retain young adults
The lifestyle values of the Millennial generation, sometimes called GenY, are markedly different...
Feb 5 2013 11:33am
We all subsidize highways, whether we use them or not
Including highway and bridge tolls, gas taxes, and other fees, only half of highway, road, and...
Feb 5 2013 11:17am
How about schools on safe routes?
A program to build Schools on Safe Routes would not only be more intelligent, it would be more...
Feb 4 2013 7:40am
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A tire in the park
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