Planning

Lynx line is the CATS' meow

Portland’s long reign as the go-to city for great examples of what streetcar and light rail development can do may be in jeopardy. ... read more »

TOD Projects on Bus Rapid Transit lines

I am looking for examples of TOD projects along bus rapid transit lines in a suburban neighborhood setting. Can anyone point me to some projects around the country that I can look to as examples? ... read more »

Perfect day to meet on Holly Street in Jacobsburg

There really is no better time for enjoying the life of city streets than a mid-September Sunday. ... read more »

The Horror of Highways cont'd, The Educational Tradeoff: Easy Driving or Easy Breathing

The University of Cincinnati has just completed an air pollution that takes another look at highway placement with respect to our daily patterns of living. ... read more »

Congested roads? That'll be $7.3 billion, please

If you've ever wondered -- while sitting in traffic on the highway, crawling forward a few feet before stomping the brakes once again as dozens of little red lights wink in front of you -- just what y ... read more »

The Toronto Archipelago

The Toronto Star has just published an article about it's current urban revitalization project, and how planners keep saying that they want to make the waterfront pedestrian friendly. ... read more »

New Urbanism and Campus Plans

I would like to share an example of a very interesting comprehensive plan – not for a city but for a large university campus that sprawls over six municipal jurisdictions and a good part of the coun ... read more »

Looking for good small cities for "benchmarking."

Here in Whangarei, New Zealand the planners are trying to find a similarly sized city that has overcome obstacles to become cool. ... read more »

Emergency Response & Street Design Initiative getting noticed

The Smart Growth Network has taken notice of the CNU/EPA Smart Growth Streets and Emergency Responders Workshop.... read more »