Durable Growth

Tactical urbanism: An alternative for urbanists with less patience?

Note the width from centerline to curb

In my previous post, I wrote about the need to move past vision into the long, often tedious task of execution if major land-use changes are to be made.

I live and believe that statement. And I respect those who work daily toward the execution of land-use […]

Durable Growth

Stories from CNU 23: Infrastructure patterns, misallocated fishing piers, and the creation of funk

Main Street Gardens in Dallas

Nuts. I still can’t share the update on Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds that I’ve been promising, although progress was made over the last few days. I’ll continue to push for having something in my next post.

(For non-regular readers, I help organize a local urbanist discussion group. The members have […]

Durable Growth, Education

CNU 22: Techno narcissism

Former single-family home near Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, reflecting faded urban glory of Buffalo

I returned a few days ago from CNU 22, the 22nd annual meeting of the Congress for the New Urbanism. The conference was filled with urbanist ideas and will lead to many blog posts. Going to a CNU annual meeting […]