The suburbs need to be updated and improved so that millions of Americans can achieve their dreams of living in a connected community. Many of the best opportunities can be found in the areas built during the Postwar Housing Boom, a 20-year period after World War II. For more details on this subject, check out our report in the June issue of Better! Cities & Towns.
This isn't a typical NYC mugging, but it comes down to the same. Give me your money or risk your life. While Casey does go out of his way to find some pretty absurd (and amusing) bike lane blockages, his point is dead on: ticket those making the bike lanes unsafe, not those occasionally avoiding them because they are.
Ben Hamilton-Baillie, a British urban designer, explains the basics of the shared space approach to street design. The first sound is about 40 seconds into the video. Thanks to Walkable Dallas-Fort Worth for highlighting this video.
Kaid Benfield of NRDC drew attention to this video, and writes: "OK, this video is really funny. Due credit to Jeff Speck and Ken Firestone for propagating it around urbanist Facebook circles, and to Andre Spino-Smith and JJ Kinsfather of the Buena Vista, Colorado development South Main, who are credit
This DVD places you into key moments within the seven-day East Fort Myers, Florida, charrette. Hear what participants are saying before and after the charrette. Witness how the charrette team takes a project from a blank canvas to a developed plan.
San Francisco is implementing an innovative parking system that could reduce both traffic congestion and the need for off-street parking spaces by setting the right prices for on-street parking. This video explains how it works.