Headlines: Making Livable More Possible
Youth! Street Life! The case for crowded neighborhoods
Bloomberg View, January 26 2018
A California lawmaker introduced a bill that would work to ease zoning regulations and increasing market-rate housing in an effort to combat the housing affordability problem.
Richard Florida calls for truce in Amazon HQ2 bidding war
Philadelphia, January 31, 2018
Noted urbanists join in a petition to demand that cities not engage in dangerous tax giveaways and financial incentives to win the bid for Amazon.
Tucson developing complete-streets policy, but what are complete streets?
Tucson.com, January 28 2018
Tucson, Arizona, votes to adopt a complete streets policy after a spike in traffic-related deaths and accidents last year.
How to create walkable urban housing? One answer: Look to the middle
Tampa Bay Times, January 30 2018
A Tampa Bay neighborhood built a series of missing middle homes to meet the needs of the community.
Downtown: Concord takes a visual stance on zoning
Concord Monitor, January 28 2018
Concord, NH is beginning to develop a new form-based code to supplement its current zoning ordinances.
Throughout Atlanta, an array of transit-connected MARTA development is rolling
Curbed Atlanta, January 30 2018
Atlanta, Georgia, is in the process of building several new TOD developments to revitalize underused parking lots.
A Quick-and-Dirty Fix for Sidewalkless Streets
Streetsblog USA, February 1 2018
Seattle finds an inventive method of creating sidewalks along streets.