The relocation of I-195 in Providence, Rhode Island, nearing completion, opens up a waterfront neighborhood of perhaps a dozen blocks for redevelopment.
Most of the 2011 Charter Awards from the Congress for the New Urbanism recognize projects that manage to deal with austere times.
Transit inserted into the heart of metro areas, near employment opportunities and with good planning, can help to bring us out of the economic malaise.
Fixed rail shifts the mindset and goes hand-in-hand with targeted zoning changes.
Form-based codes based on the SmartCode are moving forward in Tarpon Spings, Florida, and San Marcos, California, according to news reports. Both codes deal with downtown areas.
The end goal of the retrofit plan and code. Source: Freedman Tung + Sasaki
Strategies vary according to potential for change along the corridor. Source: Freedman Tung + Sasaki
A pattern of corridor Centers and Segments. Source: Freedman Tung + Sasaki
The strategic approach in Huntington Beach divides the corridors into three broad categories based on potential for change.
The Town of Babylon has issued a request for qualifications to build a transit-oriented suburban retrofit. The project is New Urban Network’s March Plan of the Month.
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