Crime

City Crime And Neighborhood Crime

Sprawl supporters occasionally argue that sprawl is less crime-ridden than walkable urbanism.  But this argument seems to be contradicted by the reality of citywide crime rates: New York, our country's most transit-friendly city, is also one of its safest.  ... read more »

'If you don’t have safe streets, all the light rail lines in the world aren’t going to save your city'

Environmentalists and urbanists need to broaden our definition of what our movements entail. ... read more »

New Urbanism and the other half of the city?

I have been reading literature on New Urbanism for nearly four years now and I am also a student of Sociology which has set me on a collision course to combine the two subjects into one question, how ... read more »