If The Bahamas rebuilds using the wisdom hard-earned on these islands over time, then the disaster of Dorian can result in a renewal of the places and buildings that have made The Bahamas world-famous, and have long driven the economy.

Here are ideas to help main streets and their businesses take back market share as the shopping center industry transforms.

While hundreds of malls are declining, they are also being reused for all kinds of purposes—including walkable urban places in communities lacking in this kind of environment.

The city of Oak Park has the density—it needs placemaking, and that is why an automobile-oriented corridor is being transformed with a linear greenway and complete street.

The impact of e-commerce on physical stores is not as negative as many believe—downtown merchants can thrive in this environment through omni-channel marketing and creating unique experiences.

Suburbs may be defined in many ways, and a focus on walkability yields robust data aimed toward making better communities and sustainable regions.

A Google search for the so-called "retail apocalypse" generates more than 13 million results, but brick-and-mortar retail is growing. The data presents a more confident picture for urban and town planners, developers, investors, and merchants.

With the governor’s endorsement, CNU’s long-time recommendation to transform Buffalo’s Skyway is closer to reality. The city and state have an opportunity to implement the best ideas from the top proposals.

Linear greenways, through and bordering neighborhoods, are crucial design features of the most livable new urban communities. Here are examples of why and how they should be incorporated.

Street grids hold special power to solve problems of massive urbanization, according to Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Romer.