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On the surface, mortgages appear to be a mostly free market enterprise, but the system masks a huge amount of government intervention.
5 reasons foodies should care about building strong towns.
In your town, is an owner of a single family home able to get permission to add a small rental unit onto their property without any real hassle? If not, you've got work to do.
Streets designed to be fully shared by all users are safer and more economically productive, but this concept has a long way to go before it becomes the norm in America.
The Trump Administration’s reconsideration of the mortgage interest deduction has sparked a wider conversation about its merit, and sources on both the left and the right seem to agree that it accomplishes very little.
After years of neglect, downtown Rochester has found an unexpected ally: residents.
What's it like to move from a 5 acre semi-rural home to a downtown neighborhood?
Oregon’s DOT seems to be more concerned with making cars go faster than saving lives.
This week, we're hosting an open conversation about some of the biggest questions that have come up regarding local food, farming and gardening.
This week was all about local food, housing, and a curiously-sized building in Peoria, IL.
We are living through, today, what is the largest social, cultural, political and financial experiment that's ever been attempted by humankind.
The models used by highway engineers to analyze traffic congestion are woefully inaccurate and result in the creation of lanes and roads we don't need.
To build strong towns, we need to adopt the ways of the ecologist, which involve far more observation and far less intervention than our current approaches to urban development.
Earlier this year, our friends at Urban3 showed us something so ridiculous and so indicative of our current land use problems that we had to share it with you...
A bike commuter is attacked on his way to work and the aftermath illustrates a common reality in American cities.
Six small-scale farmers discuss the challenges and successes of their modern-day farm efforts.
Edible gardens can double as green infrastructure, taking the pressure off the man-made systems we rely on to make our cities function.
In a world where brick-and-mortor stores are increasingly hard to maintain and afford, mobile businesses fill an important niche for both business owners and consumers.
In their efforts to encourage local food production, this municipal government has actually quashed any hopes of a flourishing food system.
If young urbanists are serious about moving back to the city, maybe they ought to consider more of the city to live in.
After a couple weeks away, Rachel and Chuck are back with their weekly update podcast.
10 realistic ways to support a local food system in your town. (Hint: Stop focusing on farmers markets.)
It's only a matter of time before California finds itself in another bust cycle, where the emergency of rising prices gives way to the catastrophe of falling prices—where the manic cycle ends and the depressive cycle begins.