Urban Sustainability

Chinese and Indian cities have been quick to welcome housing developments modeled on North American suburbs, including "Orange County" and "Vancouver Forest" in Beijing. This globalized sprawl perpetuates all the ills of our own.
Jun 30, 2015   The City Fix
Secretary Ray LaHood is promoting livable communities, but the Wisconsin Department of Transportation insists that Madison's new Amtrak station should be located on the edge of town next to a big parking lot at the airport.
Aug 6, 2009   The Capital Times
Ethisphere looks at sustainability plans for large cities around the world and picks out the best ten large and mid-sized cities.
Sep 14, 2008   Ethisphere
<p>Scholar and Brookings Fellow Christopher B. Leinberger says Vancouver provides an accessible model for American cities as they look for examples of sustainable development done right.</p>
Apr 29, 2008   The Tyee
<p>Washington D.C. has begun to make key green parking reforms that will plow parking revenue into neighborhood bicycling and walking improvements.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   Streetsblog
Question: What do Keybank Tower in Cleveland, the Kettering Tower in Dayton, and One Seagate in Toledo have in common? Blog Post
Dec 18, 2007   By Samuel Staley
The solution to so-called "automobile dependence" within the contemporary planning community is almost alway more mass transit: more trains and buses. But is this realistic, particualarly given current strategies and approaches to providing mass transit? Blog Post
Jun 7, 2007   By Samuel Staley