Walkability

In a recent Huffington Post article, F. Kaid Benfield of the Natural Resources Defense Council breaks down some of the barriers for walkability in the United States.
Sep 4, 2014   Huffington Post
Andy Singer reviews the new Complete Streets Design Manual Draft for the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Aug 23, 2014   Streets MN
Dave Munson discovered the neighborhoods throughout the United States that are both affordable by his salary and walkable.
Aug 22, 2014   Munson's City
Parking guru Donald Shoup discusses how the city of Los Angeles can fix its roughly 4,300 miles of sidewalk that require some degree of repair, for free.
Aug 21, 2014   Los Angeles Times
Efforts to grow a downtown in a historically neglected part of Washington, D.C. would do more than bring business to the area. Studies show that the built environment has huge impacts on health—obesity, asthma, and even teen pregnancy.
Aug 14, 2014   Elevation DC
A new study, "Community Design, Street Networks, and Public Health" published in the Journal of Transport & Health finds that increased local street connectivity improves public health outcomes, apparently by encouraging more walking and cycling.
Aug 12, 2014   Denver Business Journal
An article by Steven Snell summarizes the drawbacks of building vertical cities.
Aug 9, 2014   Fast Forward Weekly
Over the past few years, I’ve read a lot of articles and blog posts proclaiming that cities are back: that millenials want to drive less and live in cities, and that suburbs as we know them Opinion
Aug 5, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Here in Vancouver, we have a pretty enlightened perspective on streets, at least by North American standards. Opinion
Jun 17, 2014   By Brent Toderian
A look at how the previous approval of the Hines Bergamont Transit Village project was rescinded after pressure from community activists, by real estate developer and consultant Michael Russell.
Jun 15, 2014   UrbDeZine
Melanie Haiken shares insight into the findings of the American Fitness Index (AFI), which assesses the "Health and Community Fitness Status of the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas."
Jun 4, 2014   Forbes