The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2013
Streetsblog USA – February 18, 2014
A growing number places are adopting policies to create safe space on the streets no matter how you get around.
Customers venture out to walkable businesses
Roanoke Times (VA) – February 18, 2014
Who needs a four-wheel-drive vehicle to get around in the snow? In southwest Roanoke, all you needed Thursday was a good pair of snow boots.
Does Reducing Regulations Yield Expanded Housing Options?
Planetizen – February 19, 2014
Outdated and onerous regulations, particularly those found in zoning ordinances, are affecting the availability of housing choice. What can communities do to expand their hosing stock?
San Diego Is Pioneering ‘Lean Urbanism’
Voice of San Diego (CA) – February 19, 2014
Here’s a newish urban planning buzzword: lean urbanism.
In Atlanta, Two Stadiums Collide With Dreams of a New Downtown
Atlantic Cities – February 18, 2014
Over the next few years, two professional sports teams are in a position to radically reshape much of the fringe of Atlanta’s downtown core.
Muscatine’s street smarts pays off
Muscatine Journal (IA) – February 19, 2014
A national advocacy group for improved community development has ranked Muscatine as “a national leader in creating streets that work for everyone.”
Creating Great Places summit to be held Thursday
Winston-Salem Journal (NC) – February 18, 2014
The keynote speakers will be Mayor Allen Joines and Ilana Preuss, chief of staff of Smart Growth America.
Vitality must include walkability
Independent Record (MT) – February 18, 2014
The goal of fostering urban vitality in Helena is certainly worth public discussion.
St. Paul: Midway lot being studied for transit oriented development
TwinCities.com (MN) – February 19, 2014
St. Paul officials hope to install a major model for “transit-oriented development” along the Central Corridor light-rail line, or Green Line.
Homewood Wins ‘Most Walkable’ Title
Over the Mountain Journal (AL) – February 19, 2014
Homewood is once again Alabama’s most walkable city.
State Farm Announces Major Transit Oriented Development; New Jobs
Peach Pundit (GA) – February 18, 2014
Finalizing what has been rumored for months, State Farm announced this morning that it will build a campus just West of Perimeter Mall, adjacent to the Dunwoody MARTA station.