As the local TOD-lady, I spend a lot of time trying to explain why transit needs good neighborhood development and why good neighborhood developments need transit.
Andre Leroux, executive director of the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance, believes that New England's smaller cities hold the potential to absorb much development that could help save the region's
In honor of Labor Day, the Social Justice Minister for First Unitarian of Portland* had three people tell their stories about how this time of transition has affected them and how they’ve been handl
Examples such as Reconnecting America's Conservatives and Public Transit by Robert Weyrich and Bill Lind aside, there's been a
Every summer, Boston’s Asian Community Development Corporation has been hosting an informal grassroots Asian film festival in a vacant lot near the city’s Chinatown Gate.
I've been using GIS to help analyze spatial enclosure of existing development by using street centerline data and building footprint data.
Not all New Urbanism occurs in greenfields or sprawl mall retrofits. It also occurs in cities, strengthening existing urban fabrics.
Two interesting, but unrelated, observations about the evolving role of retail in society.
Streetsblog's Ryan Avent has become the tireless defender of high-speed rail investment over the past few weeks.
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