Changes to land use and street design can change the trajectory of entire neighborhoods—for good or for bad.
A shift in the design of Google Maps tells us something about a broader change happening in Americans' life and travel preferences.
From the towering Xerox Square, to the grand Civic Center, to the glistening Riverside Convention Center, virtually every corner of downtown Rochester has been “revitalized”, so why does it still feel so dead?
Spanish cities have a lot to teach American towns. Here are 4 lessons I learned on a recent trip to Spain.
Check out this special interview with Chuck Marohn on the Big Ideas for Better Places podcast.
Imagine I told you there was a revolutionary transportation idea that would give everyone the freedom to go anywhere, relatively cheaply and easily...
Chuck and Rachel check in after a couple weeks away with updates on events and the Strong Towns movement.
The world is experienced much differently at thirty miles per hour than it is at two or three.
This week we talked about how to throw a good party, and why that's an apt metaphor for city development.
A town can say that it cares about walkability, but its actions usually speak louder than words.
Small towns ranked among some of the best for biking, according to this new tool.
Balancing the relationship between residents, businesses and public perception is a challenging task, but our cities stand to gain a lot if we can get it right.
The ship is sinking and we're not even rearranging the deck chairs; we're arguing about their color.
With each new regulation, new justification for even more regulation tends to arise.
How the price of parking impacts use of ride-hailing services.
As cities face new challenges and opportunities, more and more urbanists are turning to “outsiders” like Strong Towns and Market Urbanism for new ideas.
In the end, the controls we need for cars are simple and colossal.
These Rochester neighborhoods offer simple lessons that every town can employ to improve its economic success and wellbeing.
As our cities experience decline and tension, as frayed budgets cut back on what governments are capable of delivering, people need to be allowed to turn the bad party in their cities, towns and neighborhoods into a good one.