Homeownership—American Dream or Nightmare?
Owning a home has long been considered the ultimate aspiration. But social and economic realities mean the stories about and the path to homeownership are not simple and straightforward.
Opinion: The Old Visions of Suburbia Are an Anachronism
Low-density suburbs are on their way out, and the suburbs of the future will better address the present-day needs of the people living in them.
Easy Ways to Boost Suburban Transit
New research outlines how to make public transportation a better option for suburban commuters.
The Tax Code's Special Interest: Suburban Real Estate
Suburbia isn't an accident.
The 'Steady Decline' of Suburban America
Al Jazeera created a video that documents the decline of suburbia.
Friday Funny: A Survey to Rate the Greatness of Driveways
Yeah, this is a weird one.
More Common Ground Sought for the 'Future of Suburbia'
A review of the recent "Future of Suburbia" event held at the Center for Advanced Urbanism at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Suburban Future
It's not a popular viewpoint, but what if suburbs end up being more critical to a sustainable and efficient future than dense urban areas?
What's So Urban About the Suburbs?
A new book makes the case for suburban urbanity.
Minnesota History Center Exhibit Makes Room for Suburban Romance
"Suburbia," opening today at the new Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, allows a portrait of suburban living that goes well beyond the mundane. By redefining the history suburbia, the exhibit also tracks the contemporary evolution of suburbs.
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
Rowan University's Department of Geography, Planning, & Sustainability
City Of Oakland
Hillsborough County Public Schools
City of Raleigh
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.