Healthy places need two physical characteristics: The architecture of community and the infrastructure of community. Here's why the infrastructure is so important.
Now that demand for walkable urban places outstrips supply, a generational political crash is emerging over infrastructure.
The World Resources Institute has published Cities Safer By Design—offering technical details on solutions that new urbanists have been talking about for two or three decades.
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.
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.
One idea explored in Form Ithaca's form-based code design charrette is how to convert a highway into a mixed-use walkable part of the city's urban fabric.
Philadelphia has Little Asphalt--and that creates a network that allows for appealing pedestrian and bicycle travel.
On the "wrong side of the railroad tracks" from downtown—The East End of Garland, Texas, has significant potential to revitalize. A new plan shows how that could happen.
Streets re-designed with all users in mind—pedestrians, transit users, and bicyclists as well as drivers of motor vehicles—generally deliver safety, environmental, and economic benefits.
A growing number of experts advocate stop light removal to save money, improve safety, make cities more walkable, and boost traffic flow.
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