More than 10,000 jobs have been added to downtown Detroit in the last few years, and that number is expected to top 15,000 by 2015.
BuffaLove Development of Buffalo is described as a “microdeveloper.” They aren’t waiting for a government program to save older houses in their city.
Since it’s launch in 1993, Prince Charles’s Poundbury development in Dorcester, England, has set the standard as a high-quality, successful new town designed according to New Urbanism.
Phoenix pins its hopes on transit-oriented development along the light rail line.
In the last seven decades, we've gotten used to the tidiness of master-planned development. In comparison, lot-by-lot development can look messy.
If the poster-child city for suburban sprawl is fertile ground for mixed-use, compact development, then the trend must be strong.
Boston sees remarkable decline in automobile registrations even as the city grows faster than it has in a century.
UConn is a surprisingly large school to be located far from any walkable town. The new urban Storrs Center attempts to make up for the lack of a historic urban place.
Developers operating on greenfield sites, at scale, mostly build drive-only sprawl. That won't change until more suburban towns reform their planning and zoning policies.
Discussions on smart growth often start with the assumption that the only alternative to drive-only suburbs is high-rise living.
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