A Fayetteville, Arkansas, designer has created a stock plan that works for a wide range of missing middle types, including townhouses, duplexes, cottages, ADUs, and even a pair of fourplexes.

Supporting a transformed Amtrak system is the way to a better alternative to air travel to connect American Cities.

A 1.3-mile suburban arterial was quickly modified to take space from automobile travel and give it to transit, biking, and walking.

Older Americans are the most vulnerable population in a natural disaster and provide the key to making communities more resilient for everyone, argues Danielle Arigoni, author of Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation.

Matthew Bell is the 2024 Charter Awards jury chair. A focus of this year’s jury will be on walkable mixed-use urbanism and high-quality design.

A new town in Alabama is a model for how community planning and institutions can connect people.

A study looks at hierarchical and interconnected street networks, concluding that you can't have effective mixed-use without street grids, which provide many benefits.

Railyard Park in Rogers is the central public space the city has always lacked—providing a place for diverse activities and people, connected to a regional trail network.

First+Main Films and the Better Cities Film Festival are telling civic stories across America in film, with the goal of changing cities. It shows the power of storytelling in urbanism.

A new urbanist development named after a literary hometown focuses on the arts and much-needed public space.

South Carolina development offers convincing lessons for how builders, developers, and architects can create a successful new town.