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Reading These 5 Books Will Change Your Life

When Warren Buffett was asked about the secret to his wealth and success, he revealed that he read every day—500 pages, to be precise. Unfortunately, …

Emotional Intelligence

Neighborhoods With Greater Walkability Have Pricier Homes

To build a neighborhood more people want to live in, design it for people without cars.<p>These days, more and more people want to ditch their cars and walk to work, school, or shops. While many people still argue that we should be designing cities–and all of society–for a culture of driving, it turns …

If You Want Less Displacement, Build More Housing

Blocking new development doesn’t keep people from moving in. It often prices residents out of the neighborhoods they’re trying to preserve.<p>In city after city, we see the same refrain: As a neighborhood starts attracting new residents and new investment, current residents start to worry about …

Urban Design

The 30 Most Beautiful Main Streets Across America Photos

Between the major cities on the coasts of the United States are hundreds of small towns where a good portion of the American population lives today. Established over the last two centuries as the country expanded west, the majority of these municipalities have one thing in common: a charming main …

War

Making our most liveable cities great cities

Australia’s major cities are still among the world’s most liveable but must avoid complacency if they are to meet the needs and aspirations of our …

I'm relieved Melbourne is no longer 'the world's most liveable city'

The first time we won, while the response from political leaders was little short of euphoric, the response from Age readers was more of a "meh".

Autonomous Vehicles: Separating the Hype from Reality

This is our fourth dispatch from the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), which took place in Savannah, Georgia in May. Chuck Marohn attended CNU and …

Montreal’s green laneway trend is paved with good intentions

Montreal’s back alleys have for decades been an emblematic feature of the city with their jumble of old corrugated tin sheds, circular metal staircases, laundry strung along clotheslines and rambunctious kids playing ball hockey.<p>They were more often than not seldom-used spaces, serving as entry …

McGill University

Consolidated Land and Rail Australia Pty Ltd

Population increases<p>We will build compact, sustainable, smart-cities connected via high speed rail<p>CLARA has land under its legal control upon which …

Shaping the Female City

Shaping the female city<p>Scroll<p>Talk to Georgia Vitale about this perspective Get in touch<p>Get in touch<p>Georgia Vitale Associate, City Strategy and …

How Helsinki Arrived at the Future of Urban Travel First

Harri Nieminen decided it was time to replace his car with an app.<p>He had owned a car in Helsinki for the past nine years but recently found he’d lost …

Why cities should stop making it 'extremely difficult' for people to walk around

It’s a quality that adds value to a house and boosts the GDP of cities that have it. It’s Australia’s most prevalent form of exercise, particularly …

First look: Serenbe’s next retail piece billed as suburban strip mall alternative

One Mado concept will marry more traditional retail with distinctly health-conscious uses<p>The burgeoning, eco-conscious mini-city that is Serenbe is gearing up to debut what it calls “a first of its kind commercial office and retail building” soon.<p>This fall, “One Mado” is slated to open at Serenbe’s …

Fast Casual

Sunset views while watching people stroll and bike by 😊 #CoralGables #FrontPorch https://t.co/riwVI9Fs9c

A Love Letter to the Suburbs

The short, deliberate history of Reston, VA<p>Not long ago I got a quick, driven tour of “Town Center,” in Reston, Virginia. I was with my wife, her …

L.A.’s Hottest New Real-Estate Amenity: Walkability

In Los Angeles, a city known for its cars, high-end buyers increasingly want homes within steps of bars, restaurants and sports venues<p>From his luxury condominium in Beverly Hills, Calif., David Henry Simon can walk to his favorite restaurants. In the morning, he steps out for coffee or strolls to a …

Real Estate

Mike Day on LinkedIn: “Australia needs a new city…

Australia needs a new city the size of Darwin every 12weeks....a Canberra every year for 40 yrs... @TheCLARAPlan’s 8 new compact, rapid mixed use, …

Meeting the Demand for Walkable Development in Dallas/Fort Worth

The sidewalks of Cityplace in Uptown Dallas were designed wider to have capacity for sidewalk cafés and still offer walkability. While it is …

Unearthed | #Paris... It’s a dense city and Mayor @Anne_Hidalgo has been pedestrianising streets and introducing a number of car bans... #WalkingWorld #WalkableUrbanism https://t.co/yBFxdfzU8k

Examining Street Life Before the Automobile

Exactly when I first stumbled upon Shorpy.com I do not recall. It may have been due to StumbleUpon, actually. Once realizing the treasure I’d found, …

Catalytic development: (Re)making walkable urban places

Over the past several decades, demographic shifts and the rise of the knowledge economy have led to increasing demand for more walkable, mixed-use …

Mike Day on LinkedIn: “The Australian | Incisive overview…

The Australian | Incisive overview by @BernardSalt of @propertycouncil @GregClarkCities profiling of the future of Australian cities #MiniMelbourne’s …

Mike Day on LinkedIn: “DMagazine | @ChrisLeinberger @busysparrow The…

DMagazine | @ChrisLeinberger @busysparrow The structural shift underway today in how we build is actually a return to the original way of making …

Mike Day on LinkedIn: “The Economist | e-vehicles are…

The Economist | e-vehicles are sure to become a permanent part of the urban-mobility mix... @TheEconomist #WalkingWorld

Mike Day on LinkedIn: "Curbed | @awalkerinLA Policies that prioritize walkers over cars might also get more people walking.... #WalkingWorld @Curbed"

Mike Day on LinkedIn: "Curbed | @awalkerinLA Policies that prioritize walkers over cars might also get more people walking.... #WalkingWorld …

Mike Day on LinkedIn: “WSJ | An opportunity to…

WSJ | An opportunity to create on-demand Transit...or open up streets for more green space + greater walkability #WalkableUrbanism #WalkingWorld

Why Dallas-Fort Worth Should Place a Premium on Walkability

<i>This piece is a feature from our special edition, Dallas and The New Urbanism</i>. <i>The magazine</i> <i>examines the successes and pitfalls of the urbanist</i> …

Mike Day on LinkedIn: “Washington Post | The visionaries…

Washington Post | The visionaries behind the #HighLine urban sanctuary...500 varieties of trees, grasses and flowers; outdoor …

Mike Day on LinkedIn: "DMagazine | Millennials + baby boomers—the two largest generations in American history—demand walkability... #WalkableUrbanism @spolikov @ChrisLeinberger @gatewayPlanning #WalkingWorld"

Mike Day on LinkedIn: "DMagazine | Millennials + baby boomers—the two largest generations in American history—demand walkability... …

Institute Aims to Make Dallas More Walkable

Downtown Dallas’ redevelopment of the Statler Hotel corridor on Commerce and Harwood streets was awarded the ULI’s Next Big Idea Award. (Rendering by …