This should open the way for more common sense street design in towns and cities all over California, notes one urbanist. The decision could influence other states.
The administrative change to follow recent successful FHA standards, according to CNU president John Norquist.
Connecting competence to organized support is key to reversing the Sisyphean cycle of urban placemaking.
Inspiring stories of visionary leaders are splendid, but it is more reliable to build "champions" from the bottom up.
Be careful about lazy research.
Berlin, Maryland, was named the "coolest small town" in America by Budget Traveler Magazine. It's charm has been due to planning decisions in addition to historic main street.
Coming together under a big tent for synergistic growth that contributes to strong communities. This is the concluding essay in a 3-part series.
Who benefits the most from synergistic growth, where the parts of the built environment are brought together to create a strong community and sense of place? Part 2 in a 3-part series.
Arthur C. Nelson explains why pro-sprawl pundit Wendell Cox has it backwards when he claimed in the The Wall Street Journal that smart growth policies caused the housing crash.
Communications and coalition-building were key to adopting 500 complete streets policies nationwide. Now we need to implement those policies.
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