When the Plymouth Downtown Development Authority sought a developer for a new, multi-use project that included a public parking deck, they turned to Carlisle/Wortman Associates Principal Sally Elmiger to help them vet the proposals. The DDA purchased a two-acre property on the southeast corner of W. Ann Arbor Trail and Deer Street that contained a […]
Use the stats and tools in this article to make your case for more sensible (lower) parking requirements in your community.
Following up on last month’s guest column by Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim tells us what planners can do to anticipate and mitigate changes in the retail sector.
Carlisle/Wortman’s guest columnist, Ebenezer Scrooge, brings you the ghost of Christmas future, at least as it applies to the retail sector.
Where there’s a will there’s a way, for Center Line, an inner ring suburb with a vision for its downtown.
What will stop sprawl? Changing tastes and demographic demand are pulling people, especially the young and old, back into close-in, urban centers says Dick Carlisle.
Google Street View and Google Maps show us how cities around the world innovate to make streets safe, useful and beautiful for pedestrians.
A U.S. Supreme Court decision says that municipalities can’t regulate signs based on their content but location, composition and duration can still apply.
When it comes to transportation planning, there are some new rules in town.
In this compelling TED talk, Amanda Burden, the New York City planning director who spearheaded the High Line Park, describes the essential role of public spaces with a human scale.