Kaid Benfield is the director of the Sustainable Communities and Smart Growth program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, co-founder of the LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system, and co-founder of Smart Growth America.
Photos of beautiful autumnal scenes from around the world.
Fall is a great time to be a city dweller. These photos, which can otherwise speak for themselves, remind us why. Only three are mine; most have been curated from wonderful photographers who have graciously licensed their work for noncommercial use via creative commons.
Tokyo. Photo by Marufish/Flickr
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Photo courtesy of abhinay omkar/Flickr
Toronto. Photo courtesy of Prashanth Raghavan/Flickr
Chevy Chase, Maryland. Photo by Kaid Benfield
Amman, Jordan. Photo courtesy of Roba al Assi/Flickr
Chicago. Photo by Nate Burgos/Flickr
Boise, Idaho. Photo courtesy of Roadsidepictures/Flickr
Beijing. Photo courtesy of pat_ong/Flickr
Houston. Photo courtesy of jeffbalke/Flickr
Wamego, Kansas. Photo courtesy of Are You My Rik/Flickr
Top image: Portland, Oregon. Photo courtesy of David Grant/Flickr
This post originally appeared on the NRDC's Switchboard blog.