September 29, 2017, 7am PDT
Seattle appears to be following the Vancouver, B.C. model by increasing population and residential density while investing in transit. If it works, traffic congestion will not deteriorate, and vehicle trips should drop.
November 17, 2015, 12pm PST
Urban Kchoze presents a detailed, step-by-step analysis of the relationship between commercial density and residential density to find a better understanding of which matters more for promoting walkability.
September 25, 2014, 9am PDT
Although Manhattan has seen in influx of skyscrapers since 1910, overall residential density has shrunk since then.
February 8, 2014, 9am PST
What, exactly, makes a neighborhood walkable? A new study published in the science journal PLOS-ONE begins to answer that question.
January 5, 2011, 2pm PST
Prevailing wisdom is that transit mode and frequency of service is dependent on residential density, which leaves low density, outer suburbs in a lurch, instilling an auto-dependent lifestyle. Not so, says Australian researcher and author Paul Mees.