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.
How can we nudge towns to start becoming more people-oriented, and safe for all modes, ages, and abilities?
Incremental growth, flexible design, small bets...these are hallmarks of a Strong Towns approach, present in bike share. The bike share movement is inviting new users to try out bikes, and it's adapting to the needs of the towns and neighborhoods where it has been implemented.
John Simmerman is the founder of Active Towns. In this interview, he talks about strategies for creating a culture of activity in towns across America.
As people become increasingly frustrated dealing with traffic, perhaps we need to rethink the use of our transportation dollars and give the bicycle an opportunity to emerge in this chapter of history.
These low-cost strategies will make biking easier and safer in any community.
Victoria is a Canadian town with a bold mission: To become the best small biking city in the world. In this interview, Victoria's mayor talks about how the city plans to accomplish this goal and what it will mean for their community.
Mike Lydon of Street Plans Collaborative discusses cheap, tactical ways to improve bike-friendliness in towns big and small.
Biking within the flow of normal traffic is a safe and equitable option—if it's done correctly. Too often, however, local ordinances make this a confusing, challenging and dangerous task.
Once you get everyone pedaling, they become a team, unified by the excitement of riding together. Once everyone’s on a bike, all you see are smiles.