Search engines and mobile apps are becoming increasingly localized and personalized, providing recommendations based on who and where we are. These changes have the potential to impact our cities by encouraging people to broaden their experiences. Blog Post
Jul 9, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Digging into the data to get beyond the misleading notion of radical change in development patterns. Blog Post
Jul 9, 2015   By Steven Polzin
Continuing to heap praise onto James Corner and his firm, Field Operations, may seem like an exercise in redundancy at this point. But there is little doubt that all of the attention is good for landscape architects—and for cities. Blog Post
Jul 6, 2015   By Mark Hough
It’s a big question being tackled by land use planners and water providers in Colorado, where the traditional disconnect between water realities and land use decisions precludes a sustainable balance between water supply and urban growth. Blog Post
Jul 1, 2015   By Dean Saitta
Laws designed to keep pedestrians off streets are not merely useless, but create a variety of social harms. Blog Post
Jul 1, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Smart cities around the world are finding creative ways to make walking, cycling, public transit, carsharing and delivery services more attractive and efficient. Way to go! Blog Post
Jun 26, 2015   By Todd Litman
UN-Habitat's University Network Initiative (UNI) has launched a new web portal. Blog Post
Jun 24, 2015   By Bruce Stiftel
Can cities stop growth? is there an ideal size for a city-region? What really matters is HOW a city grows big, not how big a city grows. Design matters. When people suggest a city is getting too big, shift the conversation from quantity to quality. Blog Post
Jun 16, 2015   By Brent Toderian
The ambiguous definition of 'urban decay' dilutes the argument for requiring this less-well-known environmental study. Blog Post
Jun 9, 2015   By Reuben Duarte
Cities that have recently adopted light rail sometimes actually add bus riders. Blog Post
Jun 4, 2015   By Michael Lewyn