Beloved and Abandoned: A Platting Named Portland - read before Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in PortlandSubmitted by Mary Vogel on Tue, 10/27/2009 - 11:19am
For those coming to the CNU Transportation Summit Nov 4-6 in Portland, OR http://www.cnu.org/transportation2009, I'd like to recommend that you read the discussion on Planetizen titled Beloved and Aba
Despite the commonly presumed inconveniences, high risks, and financially detrimental results of pedestrian and transit friendly development, public transportation’s association with safety, risk-fr
BALTIMORE – The International Code Council hearings are an arena in which the (mostly) irresistible force of brevity meets the immovable agenda: hundreds of proposed additions, deletions, correct
Dan Douglas was, until recently, chief downtown planner and director of the Urban Design Council in Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina.
“If the commission and the office are allowed to atrophy beyond their already compromised condition, the entire state planning process — and everything it has stood for over the past 22 years —
Where Transportation Engineers go to recover, reform and change the world: Streetsblog on CNU's Transportation SummitSubmitted by Filmanowicz on Fri, 10/09/2009 - 3:44pm
There are precious few places where transportation engineers, planners, government officials and developers break out of their silos and actually cooperate in creating transportation systems that actu
I'm working on a project in the Houston region, and we're interested in going for LEED-ND certification. I've run into a problem, however, and I was wondering if anyone had constructive thoughts on what we might be able to do about it. We're land planners primarily, and haven't done any LEED work in the past.
On this tour you will examine Portland's small block pedestrian-friendly residential neighborhoods and main streets within walking distances.
Has your town caught a bad case of wide streets, placelessness, energy inefficiency & sedentary lifestyles? Here's your remedySubmitted by Filmanowicz on Thu, 10/08/2009 - 10:43am