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.
In a tragedy of personality and wrong decisions, a man was arrested for picking up his child on foot at an elementary school.
A couple of recent stories on Better! Cities & Towns point to an ongoing problem: New Urbanism, smart growth, and related trends need to work on their appeal to working class and minority groups.
An apathetic public stays home.
Americans can choose between three distinct lifestyles: rural, urban and suburban. These choices have been available throughout history, but we blurred their differences in our Suburban Experiment.
Certainly, HOPE VI resulted in substantial displacement. The evidence is strong that conditions have improved in the rebuilt public housing projects and surrounding neighborhoods for the long-term.
Joel Kotkin's muddle-headed theory on babies and urban living is aimed at blocking housing choice for young families.
My hometown of Brainerd, MN, is undertaking an initiative focusing on biking and walking. The problem: Death by committee.
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