By Leon Krier
Door-to-door transportation for K-12 students may seem to be a compassionate policy, but the mandate ultimately takes money from classrooms to subsidize inefficient development patterns.
A farmer's market pavilion is expected to be the centerpiece of new development downtown. Courtesy of City of Overland Park.
Department of Housing and Community Development headquarters. Source: The Daily Record
Courtesy of the Regional Plan Association
Columbus Circle at 59th street was successfully transformed from an intimidating traffic circle to a people-friendly urban place. A similar evolution could happen at Freeman Plaza, now a conduit for cars exiting Manhattan.
Zappos, the online shoe retailer, is planning to move into Las Vegas City Hall, with hopes of enlivening the struggling city core.
Geoffrey West, a 70-year-old physicist, thinks he has identified what makes a city grow and thrive — or stagnate and fail.
A school that is imbedded in the neighborhood and walkable to most students. Photo by Michael Hathorne
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