It’s 2023 and L.A. City Is Still Widening Lots of Roads
L.A. City street widening is expensive, and adversely impacts safety, health, climate, air, water, noise, housing, historic preservation, and more
Which Cities Have the Fewest Drinking Fountains — And What It Means for Walking and Biking
As climate change causes temperatures to climb, should cities be doing more to help people who walk and bike stay cool and hydrated?
The Walkable Neighborhoods Americans Want May Be Closer Than We Think
Walkable neighborhoods are a rare and valuable commodity in the U.S. housing market. But millions of places could be closer to the 15 Minute City ideal than we realize, if we made the modest policy changes they need to thrive.
Is Bogotá a Better Model for Transportation Reform than the Green Capitals of Europe?
U.S. sustainable transportation advocates take a lot of inspiration from Amsterdam and Paris. Should they be looking closer to the equator instead?
Is Santa Clara—the Heart of Silicon Valley—Soulless and Banal by Intent?
Silicon Valley should look dazzling. It’s not, though. The real Silicon Valley is so dull it makes you want to climb atop the nearest standing desk and hurl yourself off headfirst.
Video of the Day: Revisit Urbanist Classic ‘The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces’
William "Holly" Whyte helped launch the modern movement to build people-centered cities. Check out one of his most classic films while it's still online.