June 12, 2017, 6am PDT
Des Moines is considering an ambitious complete streets makeover of its downtown streets.
April 25, 2016, 5am PDT
What does a successfully multi-modal and livable street look like? There are examples all over the world, if you're paying attention.
August 12, 2015, 10am PDT
Better Cities & Towns gives its imprimatur to the "narrower is better" approach to lane width for traffic safety thanks to a study by Toronto transportation planner, Dewan Masud Karim, presented at the Canadian ITE annual conference.
April 6, 2015, 2pm PDT
The Tampa Bay Times dives into New Urbanism with an interview of Jeff Speck and Dvid Dixon about their work on the $1 billion transformation of Tampa's downtown waterfront.
January 13, 2013, 7am PST
Richard Florida interviews Jeff Speck about his new and highly praised book "Walkable City." The two authors discuss why cities should become more walkable to meet the needs of the "Walking Generation."
October 4, 2010, 1pm PDT
In Lowell, Massachusetts, planner Jeff Speck painted a picture for locals of a transformed city that capitalizes on the strengths of the city to move forward with a greater vision.
June 7, 2010, 8am PDT
Renowned New Urbanist Jeff Speck tackles the critics and their reasons, from Modernists to libertarians.
April 20, 2010, 11am PDT
New Urbanist Jeff Speck has moved his family to Lowell, Massachusetts without a car in order to experience the perspective of a carless household.
January 5, 2010, 5am PST
Kaid Benfield of the NRDC reviews The Smart Growth Manual by Andres Duany, Jeff Speck and Mike Lydon. Benfield gives it high marks for style and substance, and for the way it incorporates environmental issues.
December 21, 2009, 5am PST
Jeff Speck and Andrés Duany talk about why they wrote their new book The Smart Growth Manual, and why 'planners aren’t going to like it.'
October 7, 2009, 1pm PDT
Planner and author Jeff Speck pays a visit to Lowell, Massachusetts, and tells an audience to tear down their civic center. "If you don't tear it down now, it will become protected in 10 years," says Speck. "Tear it down now."