In this webinar you'll learn how suburbs can cover the costs of creating walkable urbanism by being Opportunistic and developing innovative public/private partnerships to pay for streets, public spaces, art and culture, and, yes, even parking...

The formulas that guided suburban growth for more than 60 years no longer work. How can suburbs adapt to increasingly complex social, economic, fiscal, and environmental demands? What new approaches can help them secure their futures?

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The considerable social, economic, and environmental costs of suburban sprawl have been widely reported, but suburbs hold new potential for the 21st century. As ground zero for some of the most disruptive changes stemming from accelerating wealth...

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As we continue to break global heat records and deplete our water resources, the criticism that cities like Phoenix are unsustainable grows louder. Yet Phoenix and other suburban cities—those that developed around the automobile and the single-family...

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How can other suburban cities extract lessons from Phoenix’s successes to work towards their own sustainable future?

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Greyhound managed transportation options on the grounds of the 1939 New York World's Fair.

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  Attractive pedestrian paths in Eola Heights, Salem, OR. Photo courtesy Nico Larco, Kristin Kelsey, and Amanda West.

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Cross-posted from the Gehl Architects blog, Cities for People...

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Walking isn't just good for you. It has become an indicator of your socioeconomic status. Until the 1990s, exclusive suburban homes that were accessible only by car cost more, per square foot, than other kinds of American housing. Now, however, these...

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