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December 7, 2015, 8am PST
Millennials and an aging Baby Boomer population have put a premium on "the hottest trend in real estate": walkability.
The Huffington Post
Feature
November 9, 2015, 2pm PST
As sustainability initiatives gain momentum, planners have a growing number of options for credentialing their green skills.
Eliot Allen
Blog post
June 25, 2014, 2pm PDT
Little Tokyo in Los Angeles was selected to be part of the EcoDistrict Target City program. Global Green is excited to be part of this collaborative effort to promote neighborhood scale sustainability and further the concept of "Mottainai."
Walker Wells
December 20, 2013, 6am PST
A sprawling parking lot next to one of America's first suburban shopping malls is undergoing a monumental transformation into a dense mixed-use community complete with restorative park.
Fast Company Co.Exist
January 23, 2013, 9am PST
Is a new luxury 6,721 square-foot home located in a gated community on the far outskirts of Las Vegas truly “the new face of efficiency"? Kaid Benfield elaborates on how the LEED certification system can be so easily gamed.
The National Resources Defense Council
April 14, 2012, 7am PDT
Angie Schmitt looks at the greenwash being applied to new sprawl developments in Ohio, Indiana, and Texas as developers market to consumer preferences for more walkable urban environments.
Streetsblog D.C.
March 8, 2012, 2pm PST
After a two-year effort, the City of El Paso adopted a new comprehensive plan this week. Based on smart growth and sustainability principles, author Kaid Benfield calls it "among the best, most articulate comprehensive plans" he's ever seen.
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