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Walkable urban places growing in Michigan

Of the state's top seven metro areas, Detroit-Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids lead the way toward walkable urbanism.

Firms move downtown and change workforce geography

Businesses across the US are relocating downtown to seek talent, find more productive workspace, and be where the action is, according to the study Core Values.

Connecting people to jobs on the waterfront

For Ithaca's job production and economic growth to continue, the community needs more people, housing, and places for this creative energy to express itself.

A mixed-use waterfront for the city

A series of public spaces on the water that would allow people to live, work, and play in a water-related neighborhood in Ithaca—an unusual amenity in Upstate New York.

A new village for compact regional growth

Form Ithaca examined how spread-out growth in the Town of Ithaca can be reorganized into a village with a complete street connecting to downtown.

How zoning reform could help my town

We intend to look at how a form-based code, supported by smart transportation decisions, could advance the terrific goals set by citizens and community leaders.

Responsible tourism

How to preserve the goose that lays the golden egg

Small urban developers movement picks up steam

A group is empowering small-scale builders and developers working to create walkable urban places.

Bringing new life to Old Town

Old Town Burleson, Texas, has many opportunities for placemaking and new pedestrian-oriented development that could enhance the identity of the suburb 10 miles south of Fort Worth, according to a new urban team led by Mithun|Solomon.

Anchor a revitalization with an arts plaza

Torti Gallas and Partners led a CNU "Legacy Charrette" team that recommended streetscape improvements and other pedestrian enhancements throughout the Six Points Urban Village.

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