The smart growth agenda fails to account for lessons learned about green infrastructure, moderate density, and gentrification.
Lessons on preserving the urban core from the nation's capital.
New Haven's once sketchy Chatham Square is now safe, with annual festivals that draw visitors from around the city.
Walking to school shouldn't be a big deal. But it's become one because of short-sighted planning and dangerous, difficult roads.
Big box stores are in desperate need of reinvention. But a handful of communities might have figured out the fix.
Adelaide's Tour de Work has gotten at least 1,633 people to cycle to the office.
A street shouldn't just be about transportation, but also about civic definition and social and commercial interaction.
On building places that give a community its identity, and knit us together.
Also, living near a freeway or suffering through long commutes ups your risk of foreclosure.
New research suggests LEED-ND projects can dramatically cut down on driving rates.
These declining suburban outposts are hotbeds for immigrant entrepreneurs. How should we protect those businesses as strip malls evolve?
A judge rules that Wisconsin can't enlarge a major freeway without studying the project's impact on sprawl and public transit users.
The city has about 16,000 empty buildings, and it's developed a unique program to rehab a small number of them.
Trains, trams, streetcars and the people who ride them play a starring role in this kinetic 3-minute film.
The fight against places that lack character and distinctiveness.
Can the city densify and improve connectivity without losing its character and funky mix of ethnic eateries and small businesses?
In Miami Beach, grassroots activists have put together a powerful campaign for roads that suit bikers and walkers, along with cars.
It’s time to update the so-called 1990's-era "ten principles" that emphasize compact development, transportation choices, and so on.
The case for turning historic districts into thriving, walkable downtowns.
Spread-out development contributes more rooftops and pavement to the watershed than walkable neighborhoods.