Many cities in Europe have begun to make parking scarce and expensive. The result is greater livability.
A street in Copenhagen, Denmark, where pedestrians and cyclists get priority. Source: Europe's Parking U-Turn
A pedestrianized street in Barcelona, Spain, with fastened chairs, high quality stone materials, and planters. Source: Europe's Parking U-Turn
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.
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