Is Suburban Sprawl on Its Way Back
The New York Times – September 14, 2013
The market isn’t all for smart growth, nor is it all for sprawl,” said Geoff Anderson, the president and chief executive of Smart Growth America. “The thing for the last 50, 60 years has been that we’ve done nothing but sprawl.”
8 Things Your City Should Be Doing to Help You Age Well
The Huffington Post – September 14, 2013
Adopt an “age-in-everything” approach to planning. Redesign street intersections with the safety of older adults in mind. Focus on areas near shops and services and on areas with high rates of pedestrian injuries.
The Nefarious Ways Sprawl Begets Sprawl
The Atlantic Cities – September 13, 2013
Study after study has shown that new road capacity enables and invites new traffic.
Measuring BRT’s Potential to Spur Transit-Oriented Development
Streetsblog Chicago – Setpember 11, 2013
The study found that investments in both BRT and light rail can attract substantial real estate development.