Kalamazoo officials have not yet decided what to do with a 1940 monument or how to repurpose the park space.
The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is up—by a lot.
Gadsden offers a model for ‘getting beyond Kmart’ other cities can follow, even if their big-box stores haven’t shuttered yet.
Urban designers are ready to help cities learn from each other, combing through data both old and new.
Scooters are not killers (yet), but the anger they’ve inspired echoes that which accompanied the arrival of the first automobiles.
But an architect who designs civic buildings urges a measured response instead of creating a “ballistic cocoon.”
COMMENTARY | Manhattan Institute’s Michael Hendrix hopes we’ll not only look to the new, but consider taking down the old to “reknit” our urban fabric.
City halls, planners and community stakeholders ignore the current instability in the grocery sector at their own potential peril.
Digitizing curbs is “something that has benefit today, benefit in the future, and doesn’t require so much investment from cities that they can’t do it today.”
“What today’s bike sharing players must understand is that it takes a true, dedicated partnership between cities and providers to ensure bike sharing thrives,” according to the co-founder and CEO of Zagster.
A powerful Nor’easter storm brought some of the highest tides on record to Massachusetts—and they’re a taste of what’s to come.
Bollards and barriers can help protect pedestrians and crowds from malicious and unintended acts by motorists but can also limit walkability and pose their own hazards and nuisances.
“The whole view of the function of streets has had a metamorphosis,” according to DePaul University transportation professor Joe Schwieterman. “It’s made us rethink the opportunity cost of plopping a parking garage in prime downtown property.”
Predictability is proving a priority for bicycle riders among the 98 cities adopting Zagster’s new Pace offering.
Climate change is putting increased pressure on often-chronically underinvested and already failing systems, forcing municipal agencies to experiment with new funding mechanisms.
“The terrible human suffering and economic damage wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria make apparent the immediate need to focus on future-proofing communities…”
As attacks become less sophisticated, they are also becoming harder to prevent.
Fostering social cohesion post-emergency is just as important as rebuilding infrastructure stronger.
A band of architects and city planners insist that trash shouldn’t be a permanent feature of urban topography.
Corporations like Google and Amazon reap the spoils of winner-take-all urbanism. Here’s how they can also bear greater responsibility.
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