Maybe it’s my 1960s North Carolina upbringing, but I like nice cars and have always managed to have one. What I would not like, though, is being dependent on a car for every single thing I need.
To build a Strong Town, there is going to be a level of chaos, a certain amount of discomfort in most of our lives.
Joel Kotkin's muddle-headed theory on babies and urban living is aimed at blocking housing choice for young families.
Given the low-density development patterns that we’ve adopted across much of the country, the math simply doesn’t work for many local goverments.
Now we take a break from contemporary livability and smart growth to look at a list of urban planners throughout history.
One mom was quoted in Chandler’s article as saying her rising ninth-grader will “have to cross 15 lanes of active traffic in order to access her right to a public education.”
I have organized some of my main arguments from the Great American Grid debate at CNU into a simple list describing the benefits of the grid.
This debate was the most entertaining session I think I've ever attended at a Congress for the New Urbanism!
Part Six of a series on New Urbanism looks at the current economic realities facing America’s municipalities, and why more compact development strategies will be key to their long-term financial viability.
Part Five of a series on New Urbanism discusses the movement’s failure to address the processes and practices employed by America’s 88,000 municipalities.
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