Sprawl

Logically we might assume that as cities grow larger, commutes get harder. It can certainly feel that way. But research points to structural factors that actually make commuting in big cities more efficient.
Jan 21, 2016   CityLab
As companies like Uber, Lyft, and Bridj expand to small scale transit options, they are setting the stage for a new kind of small scale transit oriented development where the new station is the sidewalk.
Sep 14, 2015   Mobility Lab
A Louisville case study of the findings and recommendations of the World Resource Institute's "Cities Safer By Design" report.
Sep 10, 2015   Broken Sidewalk
An outdoors enthusiast laments the explosive sprawl that is quickly sucking up places to hunt and fish in the state of Texas.
Sep 7, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Blog Post
The Center for Opportunity Urbanism recently released a report by Tory Gattis, Maximizing Opportunity Urbanism With Robin Hood Planning, wh Blog Post
Aug 20, 2015   By Todd Litman
The legacy of sprawl in and around Houston has forced local officials to seek $700 million in bond funding (part of an $848 million bond package) to pay for road improvement projects.
Aug 12, 2015   Community Impact Newspaper
Is the challenge of retrofitting sprawl intractable or unavoidable?
Aug 5, 2015   Better Cities & Towns
Central districts have been surging back since the 1980s. But in most cities, the upper third of earners still favor outlying areas and are underrepresented closer to downtown.
Jul 30, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
It's been a while since 2008, and a new crop of homeowners is colonizing the far-flung exurbs. Mostly foreclosed and even abandoned last time around, the exurbs are still a risky buy.
Jul 30, 2015   Bloomberg Business
The general principle is simple: more density equals lower prices and less environmental impact. But suburbia's imprint is deep, both on cities themselves and on how we expect to inhabit them.
Jul 27, 2015   Grist
A World Research Institute report offers seven prescriptions for designing safer cities. At the top of the list: avoid sprawl.
Jul 24, 2015   Motherboard