Norman Wright, AICP, is the Director of Development Services for Columbia, Tennessee
Salmon marmalade could be tasty if done right.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 7:52am PDT
The evolution of today's infrastructure-intensive bike sharing systems has been a hard-fought learning process; alas, the current paradigm is about to get turned on its head, and it's happening – surprise - this week in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 6:43am PDT
Can we transform China’s Eurocentric towns from architectural caricatures into urban catalysts, and from one-dimensional exports, into reflective antidotes to the unequivocal and rapacious sprawl that continues to ravage its urban landscape?
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 3:12pm PDT
David Foster Wallace's commencement speech, now a viral video, misses an essential truth.
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 4:16pm PDT
Often times, what we think of as a plan is just an elaborate wish.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 5:58am PDT
Municipal setback requirements inconvenience pedestrians for no good reason.
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 12:47pm PDT
Many people assume incorrectly that motorists pay their share of roadway costs through fuel taxes. Not so. Fairness would require much higher motor vehicle user fees to finance roadways.
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 6:19am PDT
Amsterdam feels "cozy" because the city's efforts to manage mobility results in an average speed for all modes of 15kph/10mph.
Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 11:28pm PDT
Tom Sanchez (Virginia Tech) and I decided to offer a free course to a global audience. The response has been phenomenal with more than 17,000 people participating. Learn about what the globe has to say about technology in cities.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 4:03pm PDT
Every year we analyze all of the tweets from the APA Conference and tell you about the trends in planning. With more than 1,000 people tweeting from the APA Conference, there is a lot of great ideas, links, and blogs that we can all learn from.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 8:46am PDT