Public space

Public realm: greens, plazas, fountains

Four corners

Four corners

By Leon Krier

New Urban Piazza

New Urban Piazza

By Leon Krier

Development around farmer's market

Development around farmer's market

A farmer's market pavilion is expected to be the centerpiece of new development downtown. Courtesy of City of Overland Park.

'Urban village' with corner park

'Urban village' with corner park

For Port-au-Prince. Courtesy of The Prince's Foundation and Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company

Bike boulevards use street grids to boost two-wheeled travel

Portland has created more than 300 miles of bicycle facilities. Among the most effective are “neighborhood greenways.”

Activity-inducing streets win public support

A study by six researchers at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that two-thirds of Americans are willing to write letters or pay higher taxes if those actions will result in a more activity-friendly neighborhood environment.

Freeman Plaza

Freeman Plaza

Courtesy of the Regional Plan Association

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