Chuck Marohn interviews Kate Kraft, the Executive Director of America Walks to talk about how to use infrastructure spending to create more walkable places across America.
People across the country are waking up to the value of better street design to promote safety and make our places more liveable.
Voting is currently underway in our Strongest Infrastructure Project contest. Don't miss out!
What would a main street look like if we designed it first and foremost for people?
When the issue of housing affordability comes up again and again, it is always tied to the agreed upon narrative that Portland is growing and will continue to grow, world without end. I don't buy that.
When a city zones for sparse land uses, it's forcing people in other municipalities with no say in the decision to subsidize this choice.
What if some of the stuff we think we can leave to history were core features, rather than unfortunate side effects of the traditional city? What if we can’t have the good without some of the bad?
This Halloween, we invite you to take an observational walking tour of sorts, using the holiday as an opportunity to consider walkability and street design in your town.
Despite what you may read, urban poverty is still a big problem, but the growing national interest in urban living has the potential to turn that around.
Everything that used to be shiny and new in this town is now aging – not all of it well. This town, like nearly every other town of its vintage, is functionally insolvent.
Chuck and Rachel chat about upcoming events, transit and dental issues.
Out of dozens of submissions, we've selected the top five community-based infrastructure projects for you to vote on. Read all about them and help us choose the best.
After some failed attempts, Fargo, ND redesigns a central commercial street to be more walkable. The result? Increased property values, renovated and revitalized businesses, and an influx of new downtown residents.
Crompton Place is a locally owned, mixed-use development in Worcester’s up-and-coming Canal District neighborhood, housed in a former textile mill.
Diverse community members use their talents to beautify a vacant lot and fill it with a garden, library, seating and more.
To connect two college campuses on a tight budget, Modesto, CA creatively uses signage, posts and striping to create a protected bike path for a fraction of the original predicted cost.
West Jefferson, NC redesigns its downtown district to slow cars, increase walkability and fill empty storefronts to the benefit of locals, tourists and business owners alike.
The mechanism creating inflated housing prices in cities like Portland is actually relatively simple.
This week, we covered a ton of bike-related topics including bike lanes, bike racks, and bike-friendly towns.
This week, as part of our Bikeability campaign, we asked readers to share examples of good (and not-so-good) bike racks in their communities. Here is a selection of some of your submissions.