Urban Planning

September 15, 2015

"Every community is different, with different needs and different approaches. But communities that are making the most progress on these issues have some things in common. They don't look for a single silver bullet; instead they bring together local government and nonprofits and businesses and... read more

September 09, 2015

As cities across the world, from Paris to Durban, South Africa, vie for the opportunity to host the 2024 Olympic Games, it is becoming apparent that the secret to a successful bid is not necessarily in the details of the proposal but instead having a forward-thinking mindset.

September 08, 2015

Annual effective rent growth for Philadelphia apartments continued to head upward in July 2015, while the growth in the suburban markets kept sliding. The trends run counter to the national narrative of suburban markets outperforming urban core submarkets. In Philadelphia, it's the urban core... read more

September 02, 2015

The city will spend $100 million to build a new flood protection system to shield lower Manhattan from major storms, Mayor de Blasio will announce Thursday.

August 31, 2015

Wandering the streets of downtown Detroit can be a varying experience depending on perspective. During the night time everything is practically abandoned, with the exception of some ‘trendy’ areas like Greektown, or Capus Martius and West Village.

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The University of Minnesota has received a $12 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to bring together a network of scientists, industry leaders and policy partners committed to building better cities of the future.

August 19, 2015

Where would you feel safer walking alone at 3 A.M: a busy, heavily trafficked street, or a loosely populated section of a sprawling city? Most people would likely choose the former. Indeed, higher population densities can make city streets feel safer at all hours-while also fostering commercial... read more

August 18, 2015

Water infrastructure investment represents $250 million in savings, and prevents the annual loss of more than 300 million gallons of water. Mayor Eric Garcetti today released 20,000 "shade balls" onto the surface of the Los Angeles Reservoir, marking completion of a $34.5 million initiative to... read more

August 13, 2015

Urban residents around the world have different daily routines, but they share something in common that often goes unappreciated.

August 10, 2015

Smart cities are the future’s answer to overcrowded cities, lack of resources, and insufficient transportation choices but the smart city concept comes bundled with an excessive amount of questions and challenges.

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