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We can now add even smaller cities with populations under 250,000 to the body of evidence showing...
Dec 20 2012 10:34am Kaid Benfield
Homelessness is an everyday issue that gets additional attention during the holidays. A recent HUD...
Dec 20 2012 10:25am Howard Blackson
Ever have trouble going out for a run? Know how much easier that gets when your good friend hits...
Dec 17 2012 10:16am Hazel Borys
At the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, our culture may have...
Dec 15 2012 2:12pm Robert Steuteville
For pedestrians and cyclists, visibility is a very big issue.  Every time I see someone...
Dec 13 2012 12:51pm Kaid Benfield
Redevelopment is an implementation tool, just like zoning, specific plans and Form-Based Codes. It...
Dec 13 2012 12:33pm Howard Blackson
I live in a traditional town and am surrounded daily by anecdotal evidence reinforcing my cities...
Dec 10 2012 9:54am Scott Doyon
“I don’t shop at Walmart.” Talk about a loaded phrase. Five simple words, but issue them...
Dec 6 2012 7:42am Scott Doyon
Working with an extremely limited budget (as federal programs go), HUD has assisted cities and...
Dec 5 2012 1:59pm Kaid Benfield
Quirks and pitfalls can occur when a solution for one city is transplanted somewhere else.
Dec 3 2012 11:08am Howard Blackson
We've tilted the playing field so far in this country that we've wiped out an entire class of...
Dec 3 2012 11:00am Charles Marohn
The US Environmental Protection Agency has announced seven winners of its 2012 National Awards for...
Nov 30 2012 9:56am Kaid Benfield
Emulation is more than just the highest form of flattery. It’s also a key factor in effective...
Nov 29 2012 12:42pm Nathan Norris
How the built enviornment influences a resilient community response to natural disasters.
Nov 28 2012 12:03pm Joe Nickol
Food, housing, and medical are all subsidized by the federal government for means-tested families....
Nov 26 2012 12:59pm Scott Bernstein
In our last post in this series, we covered the three steps of placemaking. The first of these...
Nov 21 2012 9:36am Nathan Norris
The law that restricts the height of buildings in DC is under attack from all sorts of sources....
Nov 21 2012 9:11am Kaid Benfield
All things being equal, I would rather not have a federal transportation bill. Ask yourself why...
Nov 20 2012 8:19am Charles Marohn
For me personally, places that generate the highest levels of mental and social well-being are...
Nov 19 2012 10:07am Hazel Borys
 A couple of weeks ago I floated some ideas on a national Urban Happiness Index. An...
Nov 15 2012 10:12am Hazel Borys
The case for building a permanent community of Benedictines in the new urbanist resort.
Nov 14 2012 10:20am Philip Bess
My city’s downtown is built on decades of layers. Planning trends layered upon planning trends.
Nov 12 2012 11:18am Howard Blackson
Last year I had the honor of introducing the prominent green developer Jonathan F. P. Rose, and I...
Nov 12 2012 10:56am Kaid Benfield
Nate Silver, the celebrated election prognosticator, Tweeted the following during the presidential...
Nov 9 2012 11:34am Robert Steuteville
The importance of color in the streetscape
Nov 9 2012 11:12am Petra Spiess
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