Trends

As they reflect on a year of exciting advances in urbanism, and look forward to the next, the writers at The Atlantic Cities discuss the most loathed trends they hope will die in 2013.
Jan 2, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Max Nisen discusses how cities like Boston and Edmonton are successfully applying popular trends from the private sector - on topics such as mobility, engagement, big data and innovation - and changing the way we live.
Dec 17, 2012   Business Insider
Paula Cocozza discusses Britain's "new ruralism" trend as "the pastoral idyll" invades its cities. Is it possible to have the best of both worlds within walking distance of each other?
Nov 21, 2012   The Guardian
Ben Hecht contemplates the currency of the digital age and how it will transform the cities we live in.
Mar 14, 2012   Living Cities
Chuck Wolfe analyzes his 2011 articles which appeared on Planetizen and in other sources, and derives his urbanist trends to watch for in 2012.
Dec 31, 2011   myurbanist
A new report predicts how - and where - we'll be living in the near future, and where planners and developers should focus.
Nov 19, 2011   The Atlantic Cities
Joel Kotkin sees a trend in a 'New Localism'- people aren't moving around like they used to, and it's causing them to reengage with their communities.
Oct 13, 2009   Newsweek
Politicians and planners be warned: you will now be judged according to your ability to improve walking, cycling and public transit services.   Opinion
Apr 12, 2009   By Todd Litman
<p>Michael Gecan uses the Chicago and New York City areas as examples of the challenges facing mature suburbs, examines the ways many are avoiding reality, and draws a series of conclusions.</p>
Apr 8, 2008   Boston Review