For Lack of a Better Term

Chuck Wolfe discusses the challenge of finding a more marketable term to encompass all of the prevailing theories of "transit-oriented development", "walkability", and "liveability." His suggestion? Urbandwidth.

July 21, 2010, 10:00 AM PDT

By Charles R. Wolfe @crwolfelaw


Wolfe writes, "Writing and conversing about the urban experience has made one thing clear. Short of the word 'urbanism' and its modified variants, there is no one English word which holistically captures the qualities of livable cites or the associated metrics that many commentators tout and exemplify."

Wolfe says that "it would help to have one word to describe the phenomenon."

Thanks to Chuck Wolfe

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