After 12 days of walking the Portuguese Camino, the importance of many urban planning and development concepts—from the urban-to-rural Transect to balanced growth—became abundantly clear.

Design strategies alone won’t ensure that good urban design, land use, and public spaces will be accessible and equitable. Communities are figuring out solutions, and they are outlined in a new CNU report.

Cities offer breakthrough potential for immediate and effective action on the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions and a hotter world, according to a new book, The Urban Fix.

12 Ways that Seaside revolutionized how we think about cities and towns.

Here are ten of the best public spaces at the heart of cities in America, plus honorable mentions.

A big increase in exurban growth is a wake-up call for regional planners, urbanists, and a public trying to rein in carbon emissions.

A new book on walking makes me think of another book, what America has lost, and what it could regain.​

A large new urban project on a former airport near downtown Oklahoma City, the Wheeler District is off to a strong start.

The lack of connections and the view from the train were disappointing, but the hospitality more than made up for the inconvenience.

While off-street parking regulations are counter-productive, we still need to plan for parking. Here are some ideas on how to think about this issue.