Through its innovative spirit, Rebuild by Design has established a new governmental tool for promoting resilience and demonstrates that regional concerns should inform development, design, and public policy.Read More
The Urban Land Institute has endorsed the Urban Street Design Guide, published last year by the National Association of City Transportation Officials. The guide embraces the unique and complex challenge of designing urban streets, aiming to make streets safe for people whether they are walking, biking, using transit, or driving.
Worthy land development projects can be torpedoed during contentious public hearings. The authors of this book argue that supplementing the standard public hearing process with consensus building can turn opposing stakeholders into problem solvers, generating better projects with wider public support.
A new report from NYU’s Furman Center underscores the challenges of retrofitting New York City’s multifamily housing stock against the threat of rising sea levels.
Sir Bob Parker was mayorof New Zealand’s second-largest city, Christchurch, when it was devastated by a series of violent earthquakes in 2011.
Public/private partnerships (P3s) are critical to fixing aging transportation infrastructure and building new mass transit options across the United States, said former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in remarks that concluded a ULI conference in Detroit.
U.S. President Barack Obama called on Congress to patch the Highway Trust Fund saying that a transportation funding shutdown could cost some 700,000 jobs.
The commercial real estate industry is failing to address the consequences of the extreme weather events that are a rising threat to property values, according to a ULI Europe report.
San Franciscans assume that one day an earthquake will hit their city hard, thanks to the geologic fault line that runs below it. But one neighborhood leader has taken lessons from Hurricane Katrina, Los Angeles’ riots, and the Northridge earthquake to prepare.
Public and private capital can be combined–and leveraged–to provide more workforce housing.