A video guide to everything from reclaiming lost space under freeways to transforming old rail lines into recreational trails
The former elevated railroad track is a star attraction—and adjacent buildings and population density keep it that way
Scotland has pledged to use 100 percent renewable energy by 2020—and its liquor industry is helping fuel the shift
We're often told that Detroit has been abandoned—but the metro area is stable, and addressing sprawl is still a challenge
Is it a place that's close to everything you want? A feeling? An idea? Interviews with these Seattle natives provide some answers.
With outstanding green infrastructure and transit access, this Seattle development could be a model for towns everywhere
An article on Slate says spending too much time getting to work leads to divorce, obesity, back pain, and general misery. A look at some shocking statistics.
The DIY Streets program uses design solutions to blur the lines between space for cars and space for pedestrians
Announcing the Natural Resources Defense Council's new LEED for Neighborhood Development report
Welcome to Tokyo's Shibuya neighborhood, where as many as 2,500 people cross the street at the same time
How the press misrepresented a recent report—and why most city rankings are problematic in general
Armed with food, trees, and giant chess sets, a group of volunteers sets out to show how blank urban space can be transformed
A new iPhone application harnesses technology to keep us informed about green solutions that, ideally, aren't high-tech at all
A look at how the rebuilding efforts in New Orleans are using smart—and often energy-efficient—techniques
An artist uses blackboards and chalk to transform an abandoned New Orleans house into a symbol of rebirth
A trip to Louisiana, filtered through the TV show Treme, explains the relationship between culture and community
What a church, a farm, and royalty have to do with the greening of a historically African-American neighborhood
Communities that promote walking tend to be green in other ways, too. A new ranking says who's getting us on our feet.
The Architectural League of New York has come up with 50 catchy ideas for improving New York City—and a website that actually succeeds at explaining them
A video shows how alleys, ornamental details, and other features have made this Australian city a pedestrian's paradise