Older and smaller buildings and a wide range in building age offer real economic and social benefits for neighborhoods and urban centers, according to a study.
Uptown Station in Normal, Illinois—the first TIGER project to break ground four years ago—spurred impressive growth in transit and mixed-use private downtown investment.
We don't have to choose between a growing population and healthy economy, on the one hand, and a healthy and sustainable environment, on the other. We really can have it both ways.
Recently laid-off workers who live far from job centers take longer to find employment than do residents of neighborhoods more convenient to jobs by public transit or car.
The Michigan Municipal League (MML) has published a follow-up book to its 2011 The Economics of Place. The new book is focused on implementation.
Do you want your community to thrive in the future? If so, placemaking is a key to making that happen.
Led by the Walton Family Foundation, Northwest Arkansas officials look to walkable urban solutions for future economic growth.
Designed properly, roundabouts enhance placemaking and the pedestrian experience.
Be careful about lazy research.
When freeways are dismantled, economic and social benefits often follow. A mid-20th Century mechanistic view fails to understand such outcomes.
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