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‘Innovation Districts’ are the heart of our economic growth: Since this blog’s first articles in 2003, the vision has been about
Pedestrian Streets in the U.S.: While there are several dozen entries on car free places (presented in
Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for long-term change: See updated version of this article here. Why wait for neighborhood change
Learning from the Burning Man principles in our cities: This is the ultimate demonstration of crowdsourced placemaking in the world: 70,000
A model for crowdplacemaking is… in Vegas?: What happens when you take a crowdsourced pop-up city of 60,000 people
The economic benefits to businesses in walkable communities: Walkable is good for business. A November 2013 report, Business Performance in Walkable
Young adults, community building, lead downtown revitalization: Let’s try something different in this post. Because I can’t find something
Facebook invests in social networking urban village: Like this! It was just a matter of time before Facebook began
Crowdsourcing a pop-up city of 60,000 in the desert: One week, it’s a vast desert revealing zero signs of any kind
Crowdsourced placemaking goes regional in Long Island: While a number of communities are taking on the crowdsourced placemaking of their downtowns,
Smart growth produces 10 times more tax revenue: Finally, evidence of what we all knew: Walkable communities save/create significant $
Study: Millennials lead trend to walkable communities: The actual headlines based on a new U.S. PIRG study, “New Direction: Our