Codes

Form-based codes and guidelines

SmartCodes moving forward

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.

Edinger Avenue vision

Edinger Avenue vision

The end goal of the retrofit plan and code. Source: Freedman Tung + Sasaki

Change areas

Change areas

Strategies vary according to potential for change along the corridor. Source: Freedman Tung + Sasaki

Regulations framework

Regulations framework

A pattern of corridor Centers and Segments. Source: Freedman Tung + Sasaki

 

Market-based retrofit of suburban strip corridors

The strategic approach in Huntington Beach divides the corridors into three broad categories based on potential for change.

Wyandanch Rising on Long Island

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.

Skyscrapers can't save a sprawling city

While Edward Glaeser objects to building height restrictions downtown, the elephant in the living room is low-density zoning.

Zoning made simple

Zoning made simple

One of the handbook's cartoonlike illustrations. Source: The New York Times

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