The technology is available. There are loads of talented designers and architects eager to design buildings and places that make more sense than the ones they were born into. What's lacking is money.
Tell us what makes you care about the place you live, or the place where you grow up. We'll publish your responses.
Taking highway standards and applying them to urban and suburban streets costs us thousands of lives every year.
Walk Score rolled out new heat maps for the 2,500 largest American cities, providing a quick way to get a sense of where cities are most walkable.
Newly elected Republican leaders may be blocking passenger-rail plans in Wisconsin, Ohio and New Jersey and wishing it were the 1950s in Congressional transportation planning, but at least we're doing better than Moscow.
A new study of injury rates among Portland bike commuters suggests we could do more to make bicycling safe, starting with simple infrastructure fixes.
For young urban advocates in Washington, D.C., change is good. Their elders, traumatized by the 20th century, have trouble looking forward.
If renters aren't staying and landlords aren't paying utility bills, who pays for home-energy improvements?
Walk Score is an increasingly popular tool for measuring the livability of a neighborhood. But maybe more people would warm to the idea of density if it weren't quite so -- dense.