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The Congress for the New Urbanism says these cities in the U. S. and Canada would be better off without highways running through them.
Floating pavilions and a waterborne forest hint at designs to come for Rotterdam’s riverfront, Next City reports.
A number of recent articles examine new frontiers for understanding how people interact with urban spaces.
Pedestrians would traverse the mid-section of the Traneberg Bridge under a proposed upgrade, the Architect’s Newspaper blog reports.
A new initiative is turning parking spaces into tiny parks and plazas, the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
A pair of recent articles explore how complex data analysis can show patterns of human movement in cities.
Tony Hseih, CEO of the Zappos online clothing store, is investing $350 million in revitalizing downtown Las Vegas, Aimee Groth reports in Free Enterprise.
A report from the Center for Community Progress highlights redevelopment strategies in Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and other U. S. cities that have suffered from population and economic declines.
Boston, San Francisco, Milwaukee, Portland, Oregon, and Seoul are among the cities that have demolished highways – and discovered that pollution diminished, local roads absorbed traffic and real estate values soared.
UK looks to Mexico City square for placemaking inspiration
Researchers emphasize positive change for people