Durable Growth

Two old subjects and one new

Petaluma Boulevard during Salute to American Graffiti

Even on a day when my only intention was to check back on past stories, a new story still popped into view. Such is what happens when one looks at the world through urbanist glasses. So I’ll touch upon the Popsicle Index, the Petaluma Boulevard road diet, […]

Durable Growth

Popsicle Index

In his plenary address at CNU 21, Andres Duany argued that urbanism had become the new paradigm. That urbanism was now the yardstick against which individuals and firms measured themselves. Duany contended that people and firms who worked in land use, particularly urban land use, defined themselves by whether or not they wrote Smart codes, […]