Planning

Kunstler's advice to Obama: Work with CNU to stimulate overlooked downtowns

Fresh off his appearance in the New Yorker as a guide to the future — he'd argue near future — dislocations of the post-peak-oil landscape, Jim ... read more »

New hope where Katrina hit hardest: Trio of city buildings coming to Waveland

Much of Waveland, Mississippi still looks as it did after Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005 and the initial debris was cleared. ... read more »

Battling City Hall on Narrow Streets & Alleys

I would be very interested to learn from others how to deal with local government on the issue of narrow streets and alleys. ... read more »

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 »