Posts tagged with 'Mixed Used Neighborhoods'
DC Density: Bigger, Broader, or Faster?
DC Density: Bigger, Broader, or Faster?
There’s an absolutely great debate going on about the height limit in DC right now, which I’ll provide a quick summary of before entering into. Matt Yglesias started it in this post, where he argued that the best way to ...
Budgets Cuts and Vicious Cycles
Budgets Cuts and Vicious Cycles
After the Red Line, the big local news story today is the District’s huge budget shortfall. As reported in the City Paper and the Post, the District is short $340 million over the next two years, largely due to low ...
Montgomery County Moves to Urbanize
Montgomery County Moves to Urbanize
The BeyondDC newsfeed yesterday just blew my mind. Of yesterday’s five headlines, each and every one is about some part of Montgomery County embracing a more sustainable, more urban land use pattern. Let’s go through them one by one: Read ...
Lessons From San Sebastian
Lessons From San Sebastian
EMBARQ presents a slideshow about the concept of “Mobility Management (MM)” in San Sebastian, Spain. View the entire slideshow here. Mobility Management At the core of Mobility Management are “soft” measures like information and communication, organising services and coordinating activities ...
Sustainable Transport and Urban Planning Make a City Fast
Sustainable Transport and Urban Planning Make a City Fast
Fast Company named Seattle the “City of the Year” in its annual “Fast City” issue, which handpicks cities around the world that exhibit “smarts, foresight, social consciousness [and] creative ferment.” San Francisco was chosen for its innovative public-private partnership that ...
Germany Could Teach U.S. a Lesson
Germany Could Teach U.S. a Lesson
The Brookings Institution just released a new research report comparing sustainability in Germany and the United States: “Making Transportation Sustainable: Insights from Germany.” From Brookings: This report examines the key differences and determinants of travel behavior in Germany and the United ...