A Tucson neighborhood with new urban/sustainable design outperforms conventional suburban tract housing environmentally—with lower temperatures—socially, and economically.
Three heartland cities are investing to strengthen the downtown core and build a framework for regional multimodal transportation.
Even as e-commerce takes market share and national chain stores close, demographic shifts have created a growth market for downtown retail and mixed-use.
There's another side to Opportunity Zones: They could be a catalyst for an emerging system of building community wealth that is bottom-up and local—focusing on the "whole neighborhood."
For about a quarter of typical road diet costs, semi-permanent street transformations have been successfully demonstrated in two cities.
Urbanists can do lot to help improve outcomes in particular Opportunity Zones. Here’s a checklist based on lessons from real communities.
We have made cars safer, but we still are reluctant to make streets safer.
This missing middle housing type is a highly adaptable tool for developers and builders in many locations.
From the decimation of downtowns to the “retail apocalypse,” massively changing retail has been the norm for the last seven decades. Urban retail may benefit from the current transformation.
From Ancient Rome to modern America, amphitheaters are a superb facility to gather communities together.