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What Smart Growth Advocates Get Wrong About Density

It isn't just about the number of buildings

What an Old British Cartoon Can Teach Us About Urbanism

A World War II era case for walkable communities

How Our Brains Navigate the City

By using a mental map oriented to the north, says a group of psychologists

Walkable by Accident

Sometimes, a car-independent lifestyle can spring up where you least expect it

CityFixer

After Demolishing a Highway, How Should a City Rebuild?

A round-up of the best comments from this week's The Big Fix

What the Eurostar's Success Means for California HSR

A new study shows just how much high-speed rail dominates the Paris-to-London trip and concludes it would compete with air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco

How To Make a City Healthy

A group outlines eight key pillars of sustainable communities

Vancouver's Gondola Dreams May Be Too Expensive To Come True

The Canadian city has good reason to want to install the somewhat novel transit option on Burnaby Mountain, but the numbers still don't add up

The Science of How We Walk

An emerging field of research is devoted to studying pedestrian behavior

Metro Fare of the Day: 45 Cents

The cost of a ride on Almaty's brand new subway, only the second in Central Asia

D.C. Taxi Industry Already Irritated With Uber

The app-based luxury car service once again finds itself under fire after expanding to additional cities

Transit Stations May Actually Cut Down on Crime

Opponents say stations bring an unsavory element to a neighborhood. But according to a new study, that's just not the case

What Neighborhoods Need to Succeed at Walkability

According to a new study, the secret is stores that attract outsiders

For Smaller Towns, Paying for Sidewalks Isn't Always Simple

Missoula considers a new approach to funding walkability as demand grows

India's Hottest New Transportation Trend: Podcars

Amritsar's 200 automated electric pods will ferry passengers to seven local sites

A Fight for the Future of San Diego

Officials think they crafted a balanced regional transportation plan; two environmental groups, and the state Attorney General, don't

A Solution for California's Transportation Woes

A report suggests that high-speed rail would make the state healthier, greener and less congested

CityFixer

The Tricky Second Wave of Urban Highway Removals

For a lot of cities, demolishing the most obvious candidates was the easy part