A look at the legislation that's undermining sustainable planning across the U.S.
Meanwhile, Blue America is centered in denser, more compact metros and cities.
Sprawl correlates with higher rates of obesity, traffic fatalities, ozone pollution, and lack of social capital.
From horse-drawn carriages to the resurgence of downtowns.
Yes, including the word "urbanism."
According to a new survey, they favor walkability, cars, enormous homes, privacy, and a bunch of other things.
The smart growth agenda fails to account for lessons learned about green infrastructure, moderate density, and gentrification.
Also, living near a freeway or suffering through long commutes ups your risk of foreclosure.
When it comes to development, local desires often render state smart growth incentives insufficient.
It’s time to update the so-called 1990's-era "ten principles" that emphasize compact development, transportation choices, and so on.
Gina McCarthy has a strong record on regulating pollutants. But she also gets smart growth.
In much of the country, walking – that most basic and human method of movement, and the one most important to our health – is all but impossible.
A look at how the words we use have evolved.
A new rise of suburban sprawl, getting serious about climate change and more.
The Housing Authority is using a cultural audit to redevelop the city's outdated South Lincoln Homes, not far from downtown.
We’ll never make much progress by ignoring them.
Massachusetts pushes diverse, dense zoning.
And some other House races to keep your eye on.
A landmark 2008 land use law has led to more sustainable communities.