Is it any wonder that neighbors continue to oppose density (oops, I meant "compact development") when what we have been giving them is lousy? We smart growth advocates have gotten lazy.
The Smart Growth Schools website http://www.smartgrowthschools.org/about.html is designed to make it easier for people to understand how they can improve their communities and schools by considering i
A recent article on WebUrbanist's blog, "Abandonment: 8 Cities That Might Not Make It" written by "Mike", (no last name listed), makes me think - why can't we revitalize these cities first before buil
It is no accident that the USGBC Redwood Chapter,(known as USGBC-REC), is located at Sonoma Mountain Village.
Urban sprawl repair kit still leading "Reburbia" contest but being followed closely by reimagined "towers in the park"Submitted by logannash on Wed, 08/12/2009 - 11:45am
We tweeted about Dwell Magazine's Reburbia contest earlier this week.
Thankfully, it seems clear that livability and sustainable transportation planning are part of Obama and DOT head Ray LaHood’s plan for Ameri
NYC-based Transportation Alternatives is holding a competition for a PSA that promotes the image of urban cycling and broadcasts its merits to the wider public.
As some of you may know, Smarter Cities is an initiative that ranks US cities on a number of key sustainability criteria as well as on overall sustainabili
Recently I made a presentation on the "Future of Far Suburbs" to a Chicago metro-edge community.
Charlotte case study links street connectivity with faster response time, greater efficiency for emergency servicesSubmitted by logannash on Mon, 08/03/2009 - 3:54pm
In the past, New Urbanists and some fire departments have been at odds over street design.