Six years ago, the 620-square-mile city had not one bike lane and forty McDonald's franchises.
Nov 19, 2015 Huffington Post
Southern California's Orange County isn't exactly known for its walkability. Frank H. Wu decided to test that notion on a recent carless visit.
Mar 11, 2015 Huffington Post
The cities that visitors see will always be different than the city that locals see. A new mapping project reveals the distinctions between the local perspective and the tourist perspective for 136 cities around the globe.
Feb 27, 2015 Huffington Post
In his fourth "place-decoding" essay from France, Chuck Wolfe illustrates how a traditional placemaking intervention is especially powerful when underlying urban fundamentals align.
Oct 9, 2014 Huffington Post
Instead of density for density's sake (or for smart growth's sake), F. Kaid Benfield argues that the human scale is the key to walkable smart growth.
Oct 8, 2014 Huffington Post
In a recent Huffington Post article, F. Kaid Benfield of the Natural Resources Defense Council breaks down some of the barriers for walkability in the United States.
Sep 4, 2014 Huffington Post
Following a recent study finding quantifiable economic benefits for neighborhoods with a mix of older buildings, a writer describes the qualities of older buildings that makes the places they occupy feel so special.
May 20, 2014 Huffington Post
In the "Cost of Carbon Pollution" report, the Environmental Defense Fund, New York University's Institute for Policy Integrity, and the Natural Resources Defense Council claim the Obama Administration underscored the social cost of carbon pollution.
Mar 17, 2014 Huffington Post
Pressure is mounting for a decision regarding the future of Crissy Field, an iconic site in the Presidio of San Francisco currently in the final stages of a design competition.
Jan 9, 2014 Huffington Post
Charles Birnbaum, president of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, offers his assessment of the notable controversies, credits and completions in landscape architecture over the past year.
Dec 6, 2013 Huffington Post