Complete Streets correlate with broader economic gains like increased employment and higher property values, according to the most comprehensive study to date of this trend.
Decisions such as where to invest, where to work, where to retire, and where to vacation are all made based on what a community looks like, says a ULI scholar.
Little has done greater damage to our environment (as well as to our economy and social fabric) than the mass exodus from older cities and towns in the latter half of the 20th century.
The region is at a crossroads between Texas-sized sprawl and connected, walkable neighborhoods. Every national issue on land use and transportation is playing out in DFW and will be debated at CNU.
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.
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