February 11, 2010, 1pm PST
Pedestrianized area's in Manhattan's Herald Square and Times Square will remain permanently closed to auto traffic.
Crain's New York Business
September 28, 2009, 11am PDT
Allison Arieff argues that cities should look to reversible parks modeled on the Pavement to Parks program to prevent blight, combat the practice of land banking, and model sustainable practices.
June 9, 2009, 12pm PDT
Less than a week after Times Square became an outdoor lounge, it is already hard to find a seat there.
May 26, 2009, 8am PDT
Construction crews moved in to Times Square Sunday night to start work on another ambitious leg of New York's pedestrianization project.
May 22, 2009, 5am PDT
As New York City prepares to pedestrianize Times Square, <em>New York Magazine</em> profiles Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, who they call "equal parts Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses."
February 7, 2009, 7am PST
In response to an essay on restricting outdoor advertising in L.A., designer and lawyer Lawrence Barth argues that putting these decisions into the hands of groups -- whether city- or activist-led -- can lead to unintended consequences.
November 13, 2008, 10am PST
Relative to those in Chicago's Grant Park or New York's Time Square, post-election celebration turnouts in San Francisco public spaces were sparse. But it's not because of urban design--it's the city's character.
The San Francisco Chronicle