Neighborhoods in New York City have built temporary "pop-up" playgrounds in an effort to encourage more physical activity among children.
Aug 16, 2011 The New York Times
The population of children in Germany continues to fall, and those that exist are increasingly in poverty.
Aug 4, 2011 Der Spiegel
The amount of children under five has jumped in downtown Minneapolis, which is posing problems for the city and its school system.
Jul 20, 2011 Minneapolis-St.Paul Star Tribune
New playground designs are shaking up public parks around the world. So long, slides, hello interpretive playscapes.
Jul 12, 2011 Dwell
Decreasing fertility rates of non-Hispanic whites and black women, plus the tendency of families with children to cluster, have caused declines in the '18 and under' population share in 95% of U.S. counties.
Jun 5, 2011 USA Today - Census
While some cities have focused planning efforts on making their public spaces more accessible for the elderly, some argue that the age group they should be focusing on is kids.
Feb 2, 2011 Good
The cities that often top the "most livable" lists like San Francisco, Portland, Boston and D.C. also happen to have the lowest percentage of households with children. Does that mean that kids make places un-livable?
Jan 7, 2011 Conservative Planner Blog
Cities are commonly thought of as dangerous places for kids to grow up. But a new study challenges that perception.
Dec 28, 2010 Grist
Kids make up a big part of city populations. But often the built environment doesn't reflect a world planned with children in mind. This post from <em>Polis</em> looks at an effort to put children's needs back in the minds of planners.
Apr 29, 2010 POLIS