Tag Archives: New Urbanism
CNU Board Member Ellen Dunham-Jones video of speech at TED.
Wal-Mart sees opportunity in smaller urban stores.
A study by Reid Ewing shows that “if you double density you’ll get a five to 10 percent reduction in vehicle miles traveled.” “The best way to minimize driving appears to be to develop in existing centers near the core of … Continue reading
Although this story is about a renewed interest in planning downtown Austin, note the short focus on how or whether you provide for affordable housing in downtown development.
In Walkable DFW, Patrick Kennedy suggests that parking minimums guaranty that supply vastly exceeds demand, and that a truly successful parking policy would reduce demand for parking by building walkable urban places where trips by bike, foot, transit or combo … Continue reading
As published in a press release by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy: What are the ten principles of sustainable transport? Walk the walk: Create great pedestrian environments. Powered by people: Create a great environment for bicycles and other … Continue reading
As GenY/Millenials chose a more balanced life, they want both work and leisure to blend and not be separated. And this has enabled what sociologist Ray Oldenburg calls “third places” — the Starbucks where we go not just to drink coffee but … Continue reading