The story of how this urban asset was re-purposed holds truths for cities engaged in similar transformations.
Turns out there is such a thing as a free ride.
Sacramento will transform its decrepit lot into a new train and bus station, thousands of new homes, stores, and parks.
And honestly, the city could make much better use of the space.
Closing the gender gap means getting women not merely around bikes, but on them—with regularity.
A new crop of women-specific bike shops aim to fix the gender imbalance.
Often, bringing sustainable development to the suburbs is all about helping communities get over their fear.
Pension pay-outs are a ticking time bomb.
It’s all about the future street pattern.
At least that's the popular attitude. But the truth is much more complicated.
Those stereotypes you hear about people in Boston and San Francisco – there's actually something to them.
In his new book, Chuck Marohn explains how sprawl is like a Ponzi scheme.
How a neighborhood evolves from the next big thing to over the hill.
Thousands gathered in Venice last week to discuss the future of cities. But urbanization seems almost impossible to coordinate on a global basis.
Leagues are taking an impressive range of innovative and cost-effective steps toward sustainability.
Young Americans have moved to urban areas in record numbers. But the generation that came before them offers few lessons for where they'll want to live in the future.
Malls and highways killed town centers. Can smart design bring them back?
What makes some spaces better than others?
On cities, sustainable placemaking, and the careful use of words.