The Language of Transit

The Language of Transit

Today I'm in Portland, Maine, for the Build Maine conference (follow the conversation on Twitter at #buildmaine) with my friends Mike Lydon and John Anderson. Driving and flying from Hays, Kansas to Lewiston meant I did not get anything written for today, but fortunately CNU has started publishing videos from Dallas. Here is one of the sessions I made, specifically to hear Jarrett Walker. Enjoy.

What do you do when business parks go out of style?

What do you do when business parks go out of style?

Sadly, I sense PACs have been stuffed into the growing suite of orderly but dumb solutions. Imagine if we had to throw away the trendy instruction manual on how to become a "world-class city" and instead demanded of each other to just think. Imagine if we looked at our constraints (people, cash, geography, climate, culture) and then decided to work within them, creatively. That's what has always made places interesting and remarkable!

Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill is an 1850s themed mining town in Ballarat, Australia. Andrew Price takes us on a photographic tour while traveling through.

68 percent versus 4 percent

68 percent versus 4 percent

CNU 23 highlights; aspiring developers are getting organized to Build Places People Love; a large apartment complex can't compete with productivity of the traditional design across the street.