Walkable Urban Places

September 12, 2018, 5am PDT
Parts of Montgomery County, Maryland have declared a moratorium on new homes because schools are overcrowded.
Greater Greater Washington
May 24, 2018, 2pm PDT
A little less emphasis on the suburban, and a little more emphasis on the urban.
Chicago Tribune
February 21, 2018, 11am PST
One of the biggest obstacles to retrofitting suburbia with more walkable environments is passionate local opposition to change.
Greater Greater Washington
February 8, 2018, 10am PST
Eleven ways to make a city more walkable.
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
November 4, 2017, 1pm PDT
The proposed 3roots San Diego is treading now familiar territory by attempting to appeal to Millennials. Much more novel, however, is the project's reclamation of a former mining pit.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
April 17, 2017, 12pm PDT
An interview on the Congress for New Urbanism's Public Square examines the concept of incremental development—how it can benefit communities all over the country and how it improves on a century of large-scale development.
Public Square
October 23, 2016, 5am PDT
Though many retirement communities still look just as they have for many decades—defined by cul-de-sacs and golf courses—many seniors are looking for a more urban lifestyle.
The New York Times
June 15, 2016, 9am PDT
The Foot Traffic Ahead 2016 report, by Smart Growth America and The George Washington University’s Center for Real Estate & Urban Analysis ranks cities based on their walkability.
Smart Growth America
June 26, 2015, 7am PDT
The Atlanta metropolitan area is bucking the trends established by its recent history of sprawling development by building a majority of its new developments as walkable urban places.
ATL Urbanist
November 3, 2014, 2pm PST
"Mini D.C.s" provide the successful examples of revitalized, walkable urban places, according to a recent trend piece in the Washington Post.
The Washington Post
July 7, 2014, 9am PDT
The successes of Arlington, Virginia as a suburb have been discussed by planners and urbanists before, but the model has taken on new meaning as the current urban boom send ripple effect out into nearby suburbs like Long Island and Palo Alto.
Salon
June 18, 2014, 5am PDT
A new report authored by Chris Leinberger and Patrick Lynch, called "Foot Traffic Ahead," ranks walkable urban places (or "WalkUPs") around the country.
Smart Growth America
March 13, 2014, 8am PDT
The city of Yakima, Washington, is exploring ideas to convert two large surface parking lots occupying valuable land in the city’s downtown core into a pedestrian friendly district.
Crosscut.com
October 3, 2013, 5am PDT
A new study indicates that one of America's poster children for auto-centric development has a made a significant u-turn. Since 2009, the majority of Atlanta's new commercial and rental housing has been built in "walkable urban places".
The Atlantic Cities