It’s not enough to celebrate the fun stuff; we also need to confront our challenges.
Here's how one strong citizen approaches the home buying process.
To rebuild Akron, we must think big, but work equally hard on doing the small things extremely well.
New investment and residential redevelopment is not the enemy of these communities. It is their best friend.
If you want a city that appeals to young people, you have to ask them what they want.
Hint: It's not a farmstead in the countryside.
My city wants to bulldoze a historic home for more parking. I did the math on what that would actually cost and how much it would really benefit us.
The elements that have made craft breweries successful in American small towns could also spell good news for other industries.
How did beer turn the consolidation ship around and what can we learn from craft brewing's success?
Don't let your town be lured in by the big, shiny project. Focus on practical investments you can make to improve your community for the long haul.
Is your city acting like a moody teenager? Take a deep breath and help shepherd it toward adulthood.
A small, geographically constrained community considers how to deal with a massive influx of new residents — and how to keep things affordable for everyone in the process.
Actions speak louder than words; blocking new housing will drive up rents.
Coffee shops are often the perfect spark to ignite downtown rebirth. Here's why.
In order to get back to building the kinds of places we love the most, we have to embrace the messy, unpredictable and always-changing nature of life.
You don't need a Complete Street in order to have a safe street.
We've heard repeatedly for the last three decades that our nation’s infrastructure is crumbling. So why is our response to build more?
As the population shifts in Austin, decisions about the future of the city's streets will have significant impacts for generations to come.
The nationwide decrease in transit ridership should be a wake-up call about how not to build public transportation in our cities.
Big data should be used for problem solving, not propaganda and promotion.