Planning

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 »

LOL ... OMG ... WTF?!

Wherein the New Haven Independent has kind words for our very own Robert Orr and his effort to promote the SmartCode. ... read more »

Temp SF Housing

To add to my post. ... read more »

Robert Campbell in Boston Globe on Prince Charles and new Scottish project

Robert Campbell of the Boston Globe writes about Knockroon, the planned new project of Prince Charles and the Prince's Foundation, in southwest Scotland's economically depressed region of East Ayrshir ... read more »

Top Suburban Sprawl Critic Launches Podcast

James Howard Kunstler, Author of "The Geography of Nowhere", Features Weekly on Talk Show TROY, N.Y. -- One of the world's loudest and funniest critics of suburban sprawl is now podcasting. ... read more »

NPR Covers the Impact of Urbanism on Driving/Climate Change

NPR ran a great two-part report on the impact of driving on climate change. ... read more »