It's the opposite of conventional transportation policy in American cities that places motorist convenience in high priority (think 'level of service'). This story shows what European cities are doing to get motorists out of cars.
Jun 27, 2011 The New York Times - Environment
Our job as planners is ultimately to manage change, which is often fun but occasionally ugly. Opinion
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Columbus, Ohio has been experimenting with zoning overlays, which do not change the underlying land use regulations but add a set of form-based regulations focused on livability.
Mar 9, 2011 Columbus Dispatch
From high drug use to overpriced housing, Vancouver has its flaws despite its 5-year strong top spot as the world's most livable city.
Mar 4, 2011 National Post
Are greenfield developments designed with sustainability in mind or already-built metropolises better for the environment and the people?
Mar 1, 2011 THE DIRT
Australian and Canadian cities dominate the Economist Intelligence Unit report.
Feb 22, 2011 The Huffington Post
Urban designer David Green talks with Anthony Lyons, Director of the city of Gainesville's Community Redevelopment Agency, about his successes in the city and how other cities can become more livable.
Feb 10, 2011 Fast Co. Design
US Department of Housing and Urban Development sees diverse crop of applicants for $100 million in grants going towards community development projects adhering to livability principles.
Feb 9, 2011 Metropolis
Los Angeles is ugly. But it doesn't have to be, argues Sam Lubell.
Dec 12, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
<em>Grist</em> talks with Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon about congressional efforts to integrate ideas of livability into communities and policy.
Sep 30, 2010 Grist