Public Square | Healthy places, social investments, American megaregions, Democratic resistance, agri-landscaping, infill, and density.
Public Square | Livable cities, a new EPA head, the term 'urban renewal', density, DART, Oakland, walkability, and the future in Mexico City.
New Urbanism has an opportunity to influence where self-driving vehicles take us—which could be social hubs in a polycentric city.
The Form-Based Coding process ensures that the discussion about where and what type of housing to allow happens at a community level, rather than on a project-by-project basis.
Public Square | The new gentrification, the new HUD secretary, the new rise of the suburbs, the new Sunbelt metropolis, and Brainerd.
Building a Better Burb can sometimes fall victim to raw politics unless public officials see grassroots support.
Public Square | Climate change, housing and urban development, playful cities, affordable housing, walkability, traffic, traffic, and traffic.
Public Square | Climate action, red state homes, suburban growth, Ben Carson, parking, waterfronts, mobility, and sustainable urban design.
Strong demand for historic downtowns and neighborhoods brings a surge of population at a level not seen in 70 years.
Public Square | Highway teardown, mega-region commutes, fair housing, green cities, streetcar development, parking, planting, and the future.
Note: 2016 is the centennial of the birth of Jane Jacobs. Jane Jacobs’s pivotal book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, is the most influential American text about the inner workings of cities—of how they fail but also of how...
Public Square | Dangerous roads, self-reliant cities, brewery-oriented development, global warming, urban freeways, sidewalks, and gentrification.