From toilet plungers for bike lanes to community gardens on vacant lots to locally sourced incremental development, citizens are finding creative ways to make urban space while bypassing traditional bureaucratic systems.

The Cincinnati neighborhood of Camp Washington has a remarkable capacity for economic development, but the challenge is to manage growth without losing the unique mix of buildings, uses, and people.

Design changes to the center of Kentlands, the influential traditional neighborhood development, show the potential for urbanism to improve as it ages.

CNU’s Legacy Project in Norwood, Ohio, examines strategies for connecting neighbors, neighborhoods, and the city as a whole to the larger region.

Meet the urban design theory rethinking life in the city.

Here are 10 tactics to plan for better walkability with immediate implementation, improving safety and reviving a city center in the process.

The Community Grid proposal takes a broad planning approach to seven neighborhoods, districts, and corridors that could be changed and redeveloped following the demolition of the I-81 viaduct that has long overshadowed the city center.

A YouTube influencer takes for a tour of Culdesac Tempe, one of the more interesting new developments today.

Amherst, New York, is building a Central Park to create a regional public space that is centrally located to town residents.

The design keys to making a porch comfortable, usable, and sociable are explained and diagrammed.

How transit and land-use work together to break down the walls around our lives and expand human freedom.