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Form-based planning ‘OS’ key to knowledge economy: No graph better explains the evolution of the economy and placemaking better
Pedestrian-only/car-free trends toward the crowd: The demand for pedestrian-only places is increasingly being met. A few of
Another restaurant’s crowdsourcing takes off: While a restaurant concept initiated in 2007, now known as Elements, is
How transit-oriented development can be triple bottom line: First of all, this post is not against light-rail transit-oriented development, but
How the triple-bottom-line will save a town’s economy: What’s happening in Bristol, Connecticut (pop. 61,000), home of ESPN, is pretty
Car sharing to set compelling new standards: Most every major city has car sharing, but it’s currently not like
Local economic development principles that work: You hear it all the time – small businesses are the engine
Austin’s “The Triangle” sets standard for town center retail: The vast majority of large-scale mixed-use development projects in the past have
Bristol, Connecticut first to crowdsource large-scale place: What better to talk about on a site that’s committed to crowdsourced
Employees moving to downtowns by the thousands: That’s literally the case when it comes to Detroit. Let me say
Pedestrian-oriented, car free update Fall 2010: What are the latest signs of a growing market for developing neighborhoods
Ten principles for infill in natural cultural districts: What’s the key to revitalizing a downtown and/or neighborhood via urban development?