Better Cities & Towns in print

Better Cities & Towns is printed eight times a year. For subscribers who are logged in, you can download the electronic pdfs for free. For nonsubscribers, the fee is $9.99 per issue.

A subscription to the #1 journal for urban planners and civic leaders interested in walkable, mixed-use communities, published six times a year.

$79.00

Topics: Social striving propels the drive-only suburban machine, Civic Master Plan, the New American Dream, Political strategies for smart growth, the politics of Lean, Form-based coding and democratic urbanism, Sprawl repair challenges and opportunities, Review: People Habitat, Review: Spot’s Parking Lot

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Topics: How to build great streets, Exurban town sees walkability benefits, Walkable places are economical, First new urban town incorporated, When the comp plan leads nowhere, The problem with modern roundabouts, Review: The Urban Design Handbook, Review: How to study public life, Building healthy communities

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Topics: The business case for compact cities and towns, Henry Cisneros on the future of cities, Why walkable places are preferred, Scott Polikov on value and form, 'The End of the Suburbs,' Per-acre tax advantage, Upward mobility, Commercial development in walkable places, Demographic wave transforms market, Review: Happy City, Smart growth economic boon to cities and towns, transit sheds held value better, John Norquist to step down, Building high to qualify

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Topics: Strategies for review under a form-based code, Storrs Center is new downtown, Detroit: The city that wouldn't die, First new town in Delaware, Smart growth TIGER grants, Review: Completing Our Streets, Two-way conversions in New Haven, Bike-sharing shifts into high gear, Reimagine your streets, FHWA embraces CNU/ITE street design guide

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Topics: Phoenix: The ultimate car city seeks change, The end of the suburban era, Public housing towers, Upward mobility linked to walkability, 500 complete streets policies, Health in TODs, New Urbanism still on cutting edge, Seaside and Kentlands, The broad appeal of per-acre tax evaluation, Report calls for broad real estate reforms, Hamburg, NY, Urbanism Without Effort, Overcoming barriers to transit-oriented development, Is starchitecture compatible with New Urbanism? New Urban Update, CNU Charter Awards add topics, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk on New Urbanism impact

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Topics: Walkability but hold the red tape, Tactical approach leads to grand vision, Why young adults are returning to the city, Major TOD in Long Island, The largest traditional neighborhood development, Three steps to downtown renaissance, Dialing in your zoning, Cincinnati adopts code reform, Review: Charter of the New Urbanism, Second Edition, Review: Visions of Seaside, Review: The Just Right Home, Rainwater-in-Context, URBANISM+2030

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Topics: Postwar neighborhoods are key to suburban revitalization, Micro-lofts, The ‘driving boom’ is over, Our trillion dollar dirty little secret, Smart growth costs less, yields more revenues for cities and towns, Miami Beach’s infrastructure, Micro-lofts march across North America, Minor league ballparks as downtown amenities, Review: Designing Suburban Futures, Kigali, Lower East Side plans, Bringing walkable urban thoroughfares to Twinsburg, Ohio

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Topics: Transit sheds hold their value, Market responsive form-based codes, Why retail design is important, Return of the greenfield TND?, Downtown Wichita, Mobile plans resurgence, Baltimore’s 20-Minute neighborhoods, Where the market is heading, Value of low-density commercial buildings, Promoting New Urbanism through roadway design, Form-based code assessment, Review: Building the New Urbanism

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Topics: City returns to streetcar roots, market shift to urban lifestyles, sprawl lives, Housing boom for the creative class, Retail prospects, Main Street of the Bronx, Green space for transit-oriented project, Multigenerational housing, Architecture of place, New Orleanse freeway redevelopment

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Topics: Made for Walking, walking audits, Takin' it to the streets, Queens development weathers Sandy, Shared space taken to a new level, Streetscape spurs downtown turnaround, Florida streets manual gets traditional neighborhood chapter, Is better parking lot design enough?, Cities in small metros growing, Redesign arterial streets for pedestrians

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Topics: Sprawl versus walkable: Housing study, Nashville code creates value, Wake up call from Sandy, Downtown Columbia, Smart growth at the polls, Buffalo code reform, Housing and driving costs, Comparing new urban and conventional development, NorthWest Crossing, Alexander's The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth

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Topics: Guiding investment to urban centers, Florida next gen project with streetcar, Town centers, Upstate NY downtowns, Transformation of a small town, New Moscow district, Community engagement, Walkable City, Human Transit, Freeways Without Futures, Beruit

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Topics: Artists energize places, Parking and transit-oriented development, the sprawl culture war, Complete Streets, Pocket neighborhood in Illinois, European-style street, Treating people and nature better, Highway teardown and New Haven, Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond, Too Much Magic, Advice from a pioneering source

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Topics: Urban retail, Street fear in new urban neighborhood, Subdivisions without a pulse, Walk Appeal, Pruitt-Igoe, The neighborhood hardware store, Columbia Pike in Arlington, Urban and environmental e-books, The Economics of Place, Design After Decline, Urban thoroughfares

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Topics: Michigan placemaking initiative, Affordable housing around transit, Unnoticed New Urbanism, Housing pressures in Massachusetts city, LA looks at displacement, Waiting for the recovery, Running bike-share, Homeownership and TND, Live-work planning, the Great Inversion, Freeway teardown

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Topics: Urban freeway teardowns, Plan El Paso, Gated developments, Value of compact, mixed-use development, Changing land-use culture, Cost of living in sprawl, Ohio form-based code, Bicycle-friendly culture, Transit-oriented development and value capture, Affordability for artists

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Topics: Traffic congestion, Zoning, DOT mainstreams livability, HUD's Sustainable Communities, Transit-oriented development, TOD tips, Form-based codes, Parking minimums, New classical town, Urban retail, James H. Kunstler, Placemaking and job growth, Maryland's smart growth

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Topics: Value capture and transit, Social networks aid downtown, Live smaller, Rentals are market key, Streetcar inspiration, Box building, Civilizing suburbs, Alley houses, Sprawl repair, Healthy communities, Funding for infrastructure, Chicago River reversal

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Topics: Wall Street and urbanism, streets to plazas, Sustainable Communities grants, Choice Neighborhoods, TIGER grants, buyers prefer smart growth, protecting historic buildings, public health and planning, redevelopment in Georgia, Ecovillages, parklets

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Topics: HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods; Parking reform, transit-oriented parking policy, Obama vs. Congress, West Virginia town revitalizes, suburb remakes its center, ecological dividend, cul-de-sac makeover, thoroughfare manual, and much more.

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Topics: Walk Score, sprawl retrofit, livability grants, Katrina Cottages, how to get a transit village built, parking garages, the shrinking Wal-Mart, Complete Streets legislation, an urban capital fund, and much more.

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Topics: Downtown Quincy makeover, agrarian urbanism, bike sharing, bike-ped issues, TIGER III livability grants, unlocking the value of remnant land, selling the neighborhood, "Not So Big" neighborhood, Landscape Urbanism versus New Urbanism, new urban resort community, granny flats, The Great Reset.

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A one year listing of your firm’s name, website link and email in one category.

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Everything you get with a basic listing plus a short description by your name AND a link to a full page of text content to provide readers with  extensive details about your firm. 

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Everything you get with an enhanced listing plus your firm's name will appear in LARGER, BOLDER type NEAR THE TOP of the category, AND you can add an image to your text page.

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Job listings cost $29 for the first month, with discounts for multiple month listings.

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The definitive reference on new urban ideas, practices, and projects. By Robert Steuteville and Philip Langdon.

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Topics: Mid-rise living, elevated walkways out in Baltimore, Jane Jacobs and observational urbanism, Affordable transit-oriented development, market trends leading to the coming housing calamity, rental and TOD to dominate market, New Town in bankruptcy, regional approach for high-speed rail, the civic costs of sprawl, redevelopment of Long Island mall

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A seminal work of the New Urbanism that will help guide you in the creation of environmentally sustainable, economically competitive, and truly livable places. By Andres Duany, Sandy Sorlien, and William Wright.

$59.00

Topics: Transit-oriented development sites, benefits of “Cycle tracks,” gentrification versus revitalization, HUD Choice Neighborhoods grants, urbanists look for silver lining in economy, light rail produces development, pocket neighborhoods (courtyard housing), Close-in Maryland housing less expensive, transit outperforms green buildings, Charter Awards for 2011, shift to smaller stores

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