Walkability

Walkable by Accident

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

How To Make a City Healthy

A group outlines eight key pillars of sustainable communities

What Neighborhoods Need to Succeed at Walkability

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

Urbanizing the Suburban Street

A community tries some relatively pain-free fixes to make its streets greener and more walkable

For Once, the Federal Government Gets Sustainability Right

A new line of HUD grants will help communities improve their planning, mass transit and walkability

After a Weight Loss Challenge, Oklahoma City Seeks Walkability

Four years ago, Mayor Mick Cornett challenged residents to lose a collective 1 million pounds

Commuting: One More Thing Europe Is Better At

A new tool makes it clear just how car-dependent Americans still are

2011's Best Cities for Trick-or-Treating

Who comes out on top in our updated ranking for candy seekers?

In Defense of Portland's Orenco Station

A rebuttal to a recent Atlantic Cities story on the shortcomings of the New Urbanist community in Oregon

Why Walkable Cities Aren't Always the Ones You'd Think

Factors like bad weather and long commutes don't make a place less walkable

The Limits of New Urbanism in Portland's Orenco Station

Walking and social interaction are high in this planned community, but commuting by transit remains low

Green Recovery in Greensburg, Kansas

Award-winning streetscape project helps rebuild a tornado-damaged town