How a stylish, convenient bikeshare program catapulted the District into the ranks of America's elite biking cities
Times have changed, and the key assumptions that encouraged decades of urban sprawl no longer hold true. Welcome to the era of smart, green growth.
A panel of forward-thinking experts focuses on how to avoid sprawl and create "livable and lovable" communities
A new rooftop vegetable garden in Washington, D.C., highlights how green spaces can help sustain a city
The stupid decision to relocate a regional EPA headquarters to an Applebee's office in the middle of nowhere
Each year, the Eco Everest Expedition picks up the oxygen tanks and food containers of decades of mountaineers
Freeways are convenient, but they also destroy neighborhoods and parks. A case for learning from Paris and Rome.
The American Institute of Architects shows off the LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Amtrak's VP of high-speed rail, and others state their case for faster transit
A smart growth expert ranks teams' gyms by walkability and carbon emissions. This year's winner: St. John's.
Imagine a suburb—but probably not like any suburb you've ever seen. Welcome to Sustainaville.
"The greenest buildings are those that are already built," experts say. But still: just how green are they?
A smart-growth expert argues that despite the allure of technology, green gizmos alone can't fix urban areas