A national team of experts will work with local and other participants to examine automated vehicle implementation on the 30A beach highway, which goes through Seaside and many other towns.
Our cities desperately need professional engineers to realign their values to reflect those of the broader society, and we can start by making streets no wider than they need to be.
From identifying “pedestrian pockets” as a regional antidote to sprawl to advocating for the reform of the electoral college, Neal Peirce was ahead of his time.
These concepts, applied here to downtown Hammond, Indiana, are relevant to most American cities.
The town of Seaside has had an impact on city building in America over the last four decades. Here are 16 ways that the Florida Panhandle resort influenced development.
The control tower for the old Stapleton Airport in Denver is a machine for enhanced vision. The tower now has a view of one of the largest new urban developments in the world. Stapleton, Denver, contains nine neighborhoods, nine schools, 50 parks,...


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Mission Boulevard project launches to new heights in Fayetteville

Construction crews recently began digging a retention pond and moving a mound of dirt developers of the long-abandoned Ruskin Heights subdivision...

A model for reconnecting Long Island to its railroad

New York State’s smart growth policies focus on brownfields and transit-oriented development.

The commercial portion of the mall redevelopment Paseo

The commercial portion of the mall redevelopment Paseo Colorado in Pasadena, California, is 90 percent leased and ready to open in September....

New Urbanism writer Jason Miller is trying to

New Urbanism writer Jason Miller is trying to raise money to resurrect a newspaper in Concrete, Washington, that published its last issue in...

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New urban design for an African village

The principles of neighborhood structure and buildings that relate positively to public space resonate with traditional Zulu culture and village geography.