Blogs

Looking at the trend toward interdisciplinary design practice through the work of WXY Architecture + Urban Design. Opinion
Apr 3, 2014   By Anna Bergren Miller
In response to the news that transit ridership reached an all-time high in 2013, commentators of all stripes sought to deny or minimize the news. But such arguments are themselves flawed. Opinion
Mar 25, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
The federal government has largely abdicated its responsibility to build affordable housing. Nowhere is that more clear than in the comparison between President Obama's proposed $6 billion to HUD for housing production and $626 billion for defense. Opinion
Mar 20, 2014   By Edward Poteat
Cars, smartphones, and Paris’ air quality crisis. Opinion
Mar 18, 2014   By Scott Le Vine
You do not hear much talk about meaningful urbanism in the Southeast U.S. Until political winds shift, don't expect that to change. Opinion
Mar 14, 2014   By Mark Hough
Why should people have veto power over anything built in their neighborhood? Opinion
Mar 12, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Working for a small town doesn't just teach you how to plan a community; it teaches you how to be a part of it. Opinion
Mar 11, 2014   By Norman Wright
Cities are, by definition, places where many people and activities locate close together. Their economic success and livability benefits from policies that favor space-efficient modes (walking, cycling, ridesharing and public transit). Opinion
Mar 10, 2014   By Todd Litman
When considering city life, we often look to Jane Jacobs or William H. Whyte. But an exhibit commemorating the 70th anniversary of the children's classic “The Little Prince” at New York's Morgan Library surprises as a field guide for urban living. Opinion
Mar 3, 2014   By Hayley Richardson
Discussing some of the most pro-urban movies ever made. Opinion
Mar 1, 2014   By Michael Lewyn