Recommendations regarding straightforward ways to shift policies to promote productive development patterns
What it is at risk if we continue to delay discussions about how we can move forward constructively with land use planning,
This article from City Lab discusses a new report that identifies the cost of sprawl to American commuters-- about $1,400 per person annually.
Turns out, when asked in the abstract, people feel that the car should be programmed to save the greatest number, but if it is themselves or a loved one behind the wheel, they are more likely to want the car to save the driver
On the surface, making sure there is "enough parking" seems like a good thing. But the impacts of parking minimums are sometimes very problematic
Recently, Portland City Council decided to put on hold a proposal that mandated the construction of garages with larger transit-oriented apartment buildings
Strong Towns describes some ways to "test drive" the zoning code, to see if actually building a small scale, walkable building is feasible under current code.
Four articles on transportation issues
A comparison of the percentage of income the average person spends on transportation in three separate cities
Lack of solid public infrastructure impacts all modes of transit.