The environment fares best when we marry superior design to superior locations, respecting the importance of both critical issues, and especially when we infuse the result with green buildings.
I've often wondered about the actuarial approach used by auto insurance companies, but I’ve never had the data or specific insight to really question it.
The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) manual for trip generation radically overestimates traffic spurred by new development, measuring "phantom trips" that never materialize.
Why does city planning matter to people who aren’t urban designer types? Here’s an elevator pitch and a more detailed answer.
Two primary strategies will help to achieve affordable living: Reduce household transportation costs and support smaller living spaces.
For three generations, the American Dream was largely defined by continual suburban expansion. A new urban dream has emerged, and it is here to stay.
Because the new report is consistent with a multitude of information showing changes in living patterns and lifestyle preferences, we should shift more public resources into transit.
Boston sees remarkable decline in automobile registrations even as the city grows faster than it has in a century.
What does that mean for urban places, transportation, and policy?
Development located, designed, and built to the standards of LEED for Neighborhood Development dramatically lowers rates of driving compared to average projects in the same metropolitan region.
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