A neighborhood in Corvallis, Oregon, is the pilot site of a neighborhood-wide "carbon challenge" in which residents try to reduce their carbon footprint.
Aug 1, 2010 Corvallis Gazette-Times
An ambitious new mixed use district is gradually opening along the Elbe River in Hamburg, Germany. The project is huge in scope, expanding the city center by nearly 40%, and not expected to finish for more than a decade.
Jul 22, 2010 The New York Times
Andrew Knee calls Milwaukee a "walker's paradise," saying that the city has completely changed from a decade ago into a walkable network of neighborhoods.
Jul 19, 2010 UrbanOut
The city of Vancouver has announced a plan to dedicate $100,000 to fund neighborhood-based food security projects.
Jun 25, 2010 The Vancouver Sun
A new rule proposed by federal regulators would allow bank investments made for neighborhood stabilization efforts and donations of foreclosed properties to be count towards compliance with the Community Reinvestment Act.
Jun 20, 2010 Reuters
To survive, neighborhoods need to be commercially viable. A group called the Food Trust believes grocery stores are a good starting point for creating that economic climate.
May 20, 2010 The Atlantic
The neighborhood is the basic building block of human society, and successful efforts to make the world a better place often start right there, says Jay Walljasper. Exclusive
Apr 29, 2010 By
Jim Kunstler once said that if the 20th Century was about getting around, the 21st Century is about staying in places worth staying in. Opinion
Apr 28, 2010 By
What makes a model neighborhood? GOOD Magazine devotes an issue to the topic, beginning with a list of traits that make a neighborhood great.
Apr 16, 2010 GOOD Magazine
New York City's long-term sustainability plan is coming up on its three-year anniversary. Tom Angotti says that now's the time to take its broad citywide efforts down to the neighborhood level.
Apr 15, 2010 Gotham Gazette