September 6, 2018, 6am PDT
It's not impossible to reshape the suburbs to be more walkable, but it does require careful planning and design.
August 11, 2018, 7am PDT
Charlotte's North Tryon Vision Plan is "among the more ambitious long-term urban planning projects in American cities," this article. Released in 2015, the plan's work is not done.
July 7, 2018, 5am PDT
The Auckland Design Office created a study to quantify the dollars lost from delayed pedestrian traffic.
May 7, 2018, 6am PDT
In Australia, a new study will determine the best ways to make high-density developments healthy places to live.
April 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
The healthiest neighborhoods are both walkable and green, according to a growing body of evidence.
March 2, 2018, 9am PST
A small grant with big meaning for the city of Chamblee.
February 25, 2018, 9am PST
The findings of a data visualization that maps walkability and tax value onto Durham, North Carolina makes a strong case for the human scale.
February 19, 2018, 11am PST
At the ninth session of the World Urban Forum held earlier in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy introduced their new "Pedestrian First" toolkit to measure and promote walkability in urban environments.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
February 8, 2018, 10am PST
Eleven ways to make a city more walkable.
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
January 11, 2018, 12pm PST
For the first time in four years, a quarterly survey indicates “market saturation in urban areas.”
December 15, 2017, 7am PST
When the vision's all right but the outcomes are all wrong, zoning's often the problem. And the public realm is left holding the bag.
November 14, 2017, 9am PST
Building on 2009's Transit Corridor Ordinance, Houston's Walkable Places Committee is creating a process for specific neighborhoods to adopt new rules emphasizing walkability.
November 6, 2017, 6am PST
A piece from the Congress for the New Urbanism discusses the 2017 National Walking Summit. The proceedings included the release of the nation's first walkability report card.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
October 31, 2017, 10am PDT
The scariest thing about Halloween is that it illustrates just how un-neighborly many communities are and how averse to pedestrianism they are on the other 364 days of the year.
October 25, 2017, 9am PDT
Being able to get groceries without a car can be a big draw in walkable, mixed use neighborhoods. Many Boston grocers and developers are taking that to heart.
October 13, 2017, 10am PDT
The product of a single developer, San Jose's Santana Row is a pocket of urbanism in a sea of sprawl. But can it influence development patterns beyond its bounds, and should it?
October 6, 2017, 8am PDT
The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance gave the United States an F for walkability because of its lack of pedestrian infrastructure.
September 21, 2017, 6am PDT
Walkability makes markets! Scott Bernstein tells the Lloyds of London story from the urbanist's perspective.
September 14, 2017, 6am PDT
Laura Laker surveys efforts to make cities more walkable, from Melbourne's converted alleys to Guangzhou's 60-mile ecological corridor.
August 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
Officials in Buffalo are considering a move to institutionalize their commitment to walkability.