A low-income community in Boston taps homegrown business leaders for a brighter future.
Often, bringing sustainable development to the suburbs is all about helping communities get over their fear.
A proposal imagines 300,000 housing units built into six hyper-energy efficient domes.
It’s all about the future street pattern.
Walk Score will now let users "review" a neighborhood's walkability.
A landmark 2008 land use law has led to more sustainable communities.
New research from Toronto finds that immigrants living in that city's least walkable neighborhoods were more than 50 percent more likely to develop diabetes.
The complex math behind the connection between walkability and the economic bottom line.
There's a wealth of resources available to communities looking for a place to start.
What makes some spaces better than others?
How shifting demand could pull real estate developers (in cities and the suburbs) in a new direction over the next generation.
We need other ways of quantifying walkability on our nation’s streets.
The factors that make some strolls much more appealing than others.
Done right, the Olympics can increase a city's public spaces and public transportation use.
A spate of injuries and deaths have forced cities to reassess how pedestrians and cyclists interact.
The company is missing a key opportunity to develop a walkable neighborhood.
A new website streamlines the process for creating parklets, art installations, bike parking and more.
Obesity rates have skyrocketed in China over the last generation, at the same time that its cities have exploded. A group of researchers is now trying to pin down the relationship between the two.
Some ideas for using existing infrastructure to get people outside and eating well.