Zaryadye Park in Moscow. Image: Government of Moscow Press Center (www.mos.ru)

Headlines: Slow streets, fast suburbs

Envisioning smart streets, creating tomorrow's suburbs, and Moscow's first large park in decades

Lyft’s redesigned street concept could fix L.A. traffic
CNN Tech, September 18, 2017
CNU member Jeff Tumlin is part of a team to re-envision streets both for autonomous vehicles and for pedestrians.

Why Koreans shun the suburbs
CityLab, September 14, 2017
The city apartment is still the dream.

The suburb of the future, almost here (opinion)
New York Times. September 15, 2017
Millenials in particular are demanding a suburban experience that is smarter, greener, and still affordable.

Local News

Birmingham to begin seeking public input on gentrification
AL.com, September 22, 2017
In October, the city of Birmingham will begin seeking input from residents in its attempt to tackle the negative effects of gentrification in neighborhoods.

Portland growth slows, suburbs speed up
The Portland Tribune, September 22, 2017
The change reflects a larger trend nationally.

Zaryadye Park, a report from the opening of Moscow’s new urban wilderness
The Calvert Journal, September 19, 2017
The first large park in Moscow in sixty years features micro-climate areas with plants representing Russia's steppes, tundra, wetlands and forests and gives off “a vaguely post-apocalyptic sense,” says this highly critical article.

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