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Public Square | Spaghetti Junction, cities from scratch, tackling migration, homes for sale, friendly streets, resolutions for downtown, and parking.
Connecting housing by using a neighborhood pattern improves the lives of moderate-income residents.
Public Square | Public transit and climate, cities and history, ghost towns, development DNA, gentrification, Uber, and the Downtown Project.
Public Square | Smarter cities, expensive housing, transportation initiatives, food gentrification, temporary crosswalks, extended parks, and walkable Maine.
Cities that blend old and new are helping to define urbanism in the 21st Century.
Public Square | The electoral divide, the most beautiful public spaces, the most reliable sober ride, the world cities wishlist, and urban trees.
Public Square | Health hazards, urbanist themes, urban regimes, the Green Code, the master plan, the Battle of Brixton, and the year in review.
Public Square | Urban legacy, housing boom, American dream, architecture review, public space, town building, carbon neutrality, and gentrification.
The Great Lakes city needs clear direction in building and revitalization, and the new Unified Development Ordinance can provide it.
Note: This article was written as a speech to the first annual Jane Jacobs Award at Met Council Housing.
After all the twists and turns and unexpected events of 2016, I’m ending this year the exact same way I started it: full of hope and gratitude.
The transportation engineering toolbox is missing key tools when it comes to traditional cities, towns, and neighborhoods.