With few exceptions, America’s largest homebuilders are slower than companies in other fields to act on environmental concerns.
Geoffrey West, a 70-year-old physicist, thinks he has identified what makes a city grow and thrive — or stagnate and fail.
Shared-space streets represent a fundamental rethinking of the design and operation of transportation facilities, two commentators say.
Source: New York Times
More nature and more grittiness will be hallmarks of the next 10 blocks of Manhattan's elevated rail line turned urban promenade.
A neighborhood fixture has been a long time passing.
Motor vehicle travel on New York City's streets is so yesterday, suggests the satirical cartoonist Bruce McCall.
A school that is imbedded in the neighborhood and walkable to most students. Photo by Michael Hathorne
A mother is cited for allowing her child to walk to school; meanwhile, a study proves that walkable design influences behavior due to perceptions of safety.
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