We can make low risk, high returning investments in our cities while improving the quality of life for people, particularly those who are not benefiting from the current approach.
The consequence for minor lapses in judgment shouldn’t be death.
In this formative series, we lay out the value and importance of incremental development — and why it must be the only path forward if we want to build strong towns.
Many people leave the city and head for the suburbs once they have children. I did the opposite.
Here are our 6 most talked about and beloved podcast episodes from the year.
Improving a city doesn't take a lot of money. It just takes courage.
By designing our cities for cars, we have created landscapes that exclude the aging.
Our cities are so financially fragile and desperate for growth that they will do anything to land America's most eligible corporate bachelor.
These 7 steps will take you from a nebulous idea to successfully addressing an issue that matters in your town.
Here are the 5 immutable laws of affordable housing that cities must recognize if they want to move forward — plus 3 strategies for achieving true housing affordability.
Small maintenance projects focusing on below ground infrastructure in old, established neighborhoods have the greatest potential for positive returns.
The line between optimism and reality can be a fine one to walk.
Infrastructure was supposed to serve us. Now we serve it.
Cities are filled with talent, ideas, and hardworking people. We just need to provide them with the platform to be productive.
Can a suburban “downtown” built from the ground up for over $150 million succeed?
Leaders in Shreveport, Louisiana want to construct a new highway right through the heart of their city. And the economic arguments they're using to justify it are completely bogus.
I don't need to be an expert to tell you that our streets are not bike-friendly.
It’s pretty easy to destroy a walkable place. We’ve been doing it for so long.
Many people would have us believe that America is failing to invest in its infrastructure. If only it were that simple.
Should cities invest in big projects in the hopes of increasing tourism, or invest in the people that have already taken a risk by moving back into their long-dormant downtowns?