Wide, multi-lane roads that marginalize pedestrians don’t just encourage speed, they justify it
Suburban sprawl, car culture, growing home sizes and shrinking families have changed our sense of community. The smartphone is the symptom, not the cause, of social erosion.
“Go West Young Man…” a statement that set the tone for a century of suburban sprawl.
Google Street View gives us an opportunity to see our cities as they were more than a decade ago
Tomorrow’s urban core will feature smaller, flexible space that appeals to the local small business instead of the national chain
This cult classic movie highlights the mundanity of sprawling, car-centric, chain retail suburban life
In a 2017 piece, I wrote about the impact of “independent automobile transportation” on our community environments. To take it
Is walkability a livable amenity or a tourist draw?
A remastered video of 1906 San Francisco shows what streets were meant to do
Your city has a rich history… but highlighting that alone won’t make you a destination. Blend a historic past with a new urban narrative!
Now is the perfect time for us all to explore our own backyards
With the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, the infrastructure and history of American cities are rightfully being questioned more than ever. Can we still get excited about their future?
The average car turns the average human into a 100 square foot commuter. Now more than ever it’s time to think about human scale transportation
Urbanism isn’t about population size or specific density metrics. It’s about maximizing the human-scale potential of every community, big and small
Amsterdam New York feels like a blank canvas that may someday soon play host to a tremendous micro-urban tapestry