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.
Plans for a 1945 building in the village of Manchester’s historic district will be “compatible with the distinctive character of the district setting and surrounding buildings.”
“The philosophy is that absence of all of those features forces all users of the space … to negotiate passage through the space via eye contact and person to person negotiation.”
Paris prepares to host an international climate summit with a car-free day that reduced smog and let non-drivers savor its beauty.
Since 2009, “22 percent of all new income property development (in Michigan) has located in the 2.7 percent of land that is walkable urban,” the study says.