If You Build It, They Will Come

After decades of road expansion, planners and traffic engineers are coming to the realization that we can’t build our way of road congestion. This insight is supported by... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Vision Zero: The First 300 Years

According to the World Health Organization, road traffic injuries caused an estimated 1.25 million deaths worldwide in the year 2010. That is the equivalent of one person is... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Affordable Housing for Cars or for People?

Urban cores have a finite amount of land. Developers have a threshold they desire to reach before they will pursue a project. In a growing affordability crisis, if... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs

Call them laneway homes, granny flats, basement suites, or even fonzie flats- whatever name you give them, Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) restrictions across North America are being loosened... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Where Cities are Going, Next

In a recent post, I argued that the increasing complexity of developed cities necessitates coordination between different urban infrastructures to ensure operational efficiencies and produce social well-being. I... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Defining the Cities of Tomorrow: Predictions for 2017

In cities, as in life, the only constant is change. The renewed popularity of city-centres, proliferation of smart, efficiency-driven, systems and rise of automation offer a range of... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself

New York City architecture is as varied and diverse as the people who live there. With a wide range of architectural styles spanning distinct historic and cultural periods,... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs

For the last three decades, Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) has been the response of transit and urban planners for walkable, sustainable and equitable communities within walking distance of transit.... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

The End of Suburbia?

House, car and white picket fence. The modern suburban dream started just as World War 2 ended. 70 years later, that dream is beginning to look as dated... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

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