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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:15am PDT
Medellín has been called the most innovative city in the world, and recently hosted the World Urban Forum WUF7 to huge acclaim. It has taken back the city's public realm, found simple solutions to complex problems, and emphasized a "City for Life."
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:33am PDT
Critics argue that smart growth reduces housing affordability. Their criticisms are partly legitimate and largely wrong, based on incomplete and biased analysis.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:40am PDT
In addition to revealing public preferences for single-family homes and walkable communities, a recent survey conducted for the National Association of Realtors contains a variety of other small surprises.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:13am PDT
We post a lot of articles here at Planetizen, and the traffic created by you, our audience, provides valuable feedback about the ideas and places of interest to the planning and urbanism community.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 6:00am PDT
The 2014 National Realtor's Survey asked consumers for preferences in housing and neighborhood types. Although preferences trended toward the suburban, the number of people who want to live in urban areas is under-supplied by multi-family housing.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 5:00am PDT
A new paradigm is expanding transport safety strategies to include demand management and smart growth, but the old paradigm is alive and deadly as illustrated by two new traffic safety guidance documents.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:49am PDT
Looking at the trend toward interdisciplinary design practice through the work of WXY Architecture + Urban Design.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 5:00am PDT
In response to the news that transit ridership reached an all-time high in 2013, commentators of all stripes sought to deny or minimize the news. But such arguments are themselves flawed.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:17am PDT
The federal government has largely abdicated its responsibility to build affordable housing. Nowhere is that more clear than in the comparison between President Obama's proposed $6 billion to HUD for housing production and $626 billion for defense.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 6:00am PDT