It's the nation's most spread-out city. Can an ambitious new transportation plan change that?
Cities will have to serve workers in different ways than they have in the past. But smart growth is more vital than ever.
Officials think they crafted a balanced regional transportation plan; two environmental groups, and the state Attorney General, don't
New studies suggest that we can revitalize the Rust Belt by increasing core density
The Nevada city's craziest urban designs, as seen from space
Placing offices close to public transit is one of the best ways to get drivers off the road
A Long Island group is working to figure out how its village communities can attract and keep more young people
It doesn’t solve the problem to buy a hybrid and retrofit your house if all of that takes place 20 miles from your job
Land conservation should be central to sustainable communities
A cartographic look at Texas' largest city
Businesses are moving downtown, the suburban office park is basically extinct - is a more urban future inevitable?
Farmers are reclaiming unused sprawl to grow crops
The city is ground zero for global warming emissions. But adopting a more sustainable urban planning approach will be very difficult
How planners can correct some of the worst excesses of the exurbs
On the eve of releasing a new smart growth plan, Gov. Martin O'Malley discusses density, smart growth, and a city-centric future
Ending the economic crisis in cities means ensuring a higher rate of return on infrastructure investments
The design of America's suburbs has actually made our streets more dangerous
The best way to save wilderness is through strong, compact, beautiful communities
Maryland's controversial anti-sprawl plan is in the final review phase