The Bloomingdale Trail, the star attraction of the 606 in Chicago, has been compared to NYC's High Line. But with its restrained design and focus on high-use activity, it is nothing like it, and, in certain ways, it's even better. Blog Post
Oct 5, 2015   By Mark Hough
Researchers from Texas A&M blog about their study of the economic benefits of walkability in neighborhoods in Austin, Texas. Blog Post
Sep 27, 2015   By JPER
A simple explanation of why strict rent control reduces housing supply, and why moderate rent control does so to a much lesser extent. Blog Post
Sep 21, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
According to "The End of Traffic & the Future of Transport," demographic, economic and technological trends are changing travel demands. In the future, people will prefer to drive less and rely more on alternatives. Not everybody has got the message. Blog Post
Sep 19, 2015   By Todd Litman
Bike sharing and rental systems are becoming more inclusive, considering the needs of those with disabilities and children. And systems are expanding based different uses people have for different types of bicycles. Blog Post
Sep 13, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Dr. Robert Young of UT-Austin guest blogs about his work on the challenges of promoting sustainable development in peripheral areas of Oregon. Blog Post
Sep 8, 2015   By JPER
The new "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" rule may impose additional paperwork burdens on local government, but is unlikely to cause major policy changes. Blog Post
Sep 3, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Tired of standing on a street corner to count traffic? Technology is automating traffic counts and providing more detailed and accurate data to support planning. Blog Post
Sep 2, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Too many city plans represent business-as-usual, sit on a shelf collecting dust, or miss the chance to reflect a truly game-changing moment in the direction of a city. Want your new city plan process to result in a great plan? Consider these 10 keys. Blog Post
Sep 1, 2015   By Brent Toderian
University of New Orleans Professor Dr. Anna Livia Brand writes about the shortcomings in the recovery planning process in post-Katrina New Orleans caused by unaddressed racial inequality. Blog Post
Sep 1, 2015   By JPER