Sports | Cycling

Bicyclists Deserve the Right to Free Movement

US infrastructure is unnecessarily dangerous for bike riders. There’s a better way.

Sports | Cycling

San Diego’s Park Boulevard to Get Buffered Bike Lanes Throughout Balboa Park

City’s “Crown Jewel” will also get new dedicated bus lanes for part of the route

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Conspiracy Theorists Are Coming for the 15-Minute City

A movement to promote neighborhoods with amenities within walking distance has enraged far-right activists, climate deniers, and extremists.

News | News

The surprising stickiness of the “15-minute city”

Prior to the pandemic, few planners would have taken seriously the idea that “home” become the central organizing factor of all urban planning.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

What's Up With That: Building Bigger Roads Actually Makes Traffic Worse

The concept is called induced demand, which is economist-speak for when increasing the supply of something (like roads) makes people want that thing even more. Though some traffic engineers made note of this phenomenon at least as early as the 1960s, it i

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Conspiracy Theorists Think Walkable Cities Are Really Open-Air Prison Dystopias Now

To many city-dwellers, a "15-minute city" with everything you need within walking distance is a dream. Conspiracy theorists are seeing it differently.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Q&A: How San Diego can become a more walkable city

City planner and author Jeff Speck shares insights into how cities can move away from a car-dominant culture.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

Why Old-Growth Forests Matter to Cities

In cities around the U.S., old-growth forests bring unique ecological benefits and let us experience ancient landscapes.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

As World Crowds In, Cities Become Digital Laboratories - WSJ

The world’s cities are growing at a staggering pace, with as many as seven out of 10 people expected to live in an urban area by 2050. Places like New York City are at the forefront of efforts to use data to manage the buildup.

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

What Recent Stories About the Suburbs Dying Got Wrong

The end of this week saw a mini-flurry of weirdly misleading news about where Americans are living now and where they say they want to be living in the future. "Generation Y Prefers Suburban Home Over City Condo" was the Wall Street Journal's take on some interesting but nevertheless flawed new survey results...

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Inside NYC's $20 Billion Quest To Build A Neighborhood From Scratch | Co.Design

Can you create that buzzy neighborhood feel in 17.4 million square feet and 28 acres? Manhattan is about to find out.

Miscellaneous | Main Street U.S.A.

Did Disneyland's Main Street, USA, Inspire Better Urban Design?

Walt Disney didn't set out to revolutionize urban design when he created Disneyland—that's what his Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, or EPCOT, was for. But whereas EPCOT never became anything more than a sort of permanent world'