Planning

In Stockholm, a Dream for a Car-Free Future
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In Stockholm, a Dream for a Car-Free Future

The quality of life in many neighborhoods in the Swedish capital is directly... Read more

Can These 5 Park Designs Help With Philly's Segregation Problem?
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Can These 5 Park Designs Help With Philly's Segregation Problem?

The projects hope to transform public spaces and bring city residents together. Read more

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Anaheim's Transit Hub Isn't a Failure--YetAnaheim's Transit Hub Isn't a Failure--Yet

With an iconic design and LEED certification, the station’s grand aesthetic—hangar-sized shell, open floor plan, vaulted interior—invites residents to leave their cars behind. Read more

Lennar Plans 1,800 More Homes in San Antonio
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Lennar Plans 1,800 More Homes in San Antonio

After recently purchasing nearly 800 acres next door to another one of its... Read more

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Urban Planning Guru Offers the Lowdown on L.A.Urban Planning Guru Offers the Lowdown on L.A.

Urban planning guru Dan Rosenfeld details his vision of what makes a city successful--and what can take L.A. to the next level--in this Q&A in the Los Angeles Times. His pick for best California secret: The Los Angeles River. Read more

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Understanding Population DensityUnderstanding Population Density

Census Bureau analyst Darryl Cohen draws on data from more than 19,000 cities to provide the lowdown on how population density is evolving. Read more

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Placemaking's Living Laboratory Placemaking's Living Laboratory

BUILDER's Jennifer Goodman looks into why college students and community planning experts from across the world come here to learn about neighborhood development. Read more

America's Best and Worst Neighborhoods for Child Development
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America's Best and Worst Neighborhoods for Child Development

A new interactive tool rates neighborhoods on the "Child Opportunity Index"—a... Read more

Diversity Explosion: The Cultural Generation Gap, Heat-mapped
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Diversity Explosion: The Cultural Generation Gap, Heat-mapped

In his new book, the Brookings Institution's William Frey examines the "bottom up"... Read more

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The Travel Less Road-edThe Travel Less Road-ed

New Geography contributor John Sanphillippo is constructing support for a theory of urban planning. That theory is that the upfront, maintenance, and consequence cost of building more roads is too high, which means we should not ... build more roads. Read more

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