Auto-oriented development

February 26, 2018, 2pm PST
Examples from California and Texas exemplify two extremes in thinking about parking.
Socket Site
February 20, 2018, 12pm PST
The city of Lexington, Kentucky recently amended its B-6P zone, which regulates "Planned Shopping Centers."
Strong Towns
November 8, 2014, 1pm PST
Charles Marohn assesses some of the economic benefits of traditional commercial development as compared to those of auto-oriented commercial development.
The American Conservative
Blog post
June 22, 2014, 1pm PDT
The least congested cities tend to be small, declining, and dangerous.
Michael Lewyn
October 16, 2013, 5am PDT
In a recent "TED Talk", Jeff Speck makes the case for creating a more walkable America based not on design arguments, but rather on the potential to create a more economically resilient, healthier, and environmentally sustainable country.
DC.Streetsblog
Blog post
May 13, 2013, 4pm PDT

David Foster Wallace's commencement speech, now a viral video, misses an essential truth.

Tim Halbur
August 13, 2012, 1pm PDT
As part of a Foreign Policy magazine special report on cities, Peter Calthorpe examines the form of China's urban growth, which is beginning to resemble the car-oriented development of the United States in the 1950s and 60s.
Foreign Policy
February 23, 2009, 11am PST
Wired Magazine figures out what the planning world already knows- that there is a need to shift planning policies away from auto-oriented development and towards the pedestrian.
Wired
September 3, 2008, 11am PDT
Columnist and architect Arrol Gelner comes to grips with the end of the automobile era.
Inman News