Big cities may have the bright lights, but they can still learn a thing or two from their smaller counterparts.Read more "When It Comes To Cities, Bigger Isn’t Always Better"
Self-driving cars will bring huge changes to the structure of American cities, American mobility, consumer culture, and road safety–but how much of the hype is fact and how much is fiction?Read more "The Myth of The Self-Driving Car Cure"
Recently, my son and I experimented with catching the MARTA bus instead of driving. One experiment went pretty well while the other one… Not so much.Read more "A Tale of Two Bus Rides"
Is gentrification just the natural ebb and flow of people in cities or can its negative effects be curtailed? And what can one person do about it?Read more "The Big Question: To Gentrify or Not To Gentrify?"
Has it really (only) been a year?Read more "One Year On"
Two years since it went live, we’ve had time to watch the streetcar play out and read endless reaction pieces, so I thought I’d reflect a little as well.Read more "Reflections: The Rise of the Modern American Streetcars"
We’ll return to your programmed content in just a moment…Read more "Behind the Scenes"
“Development without displacement.”Read more "“No Bad Days,” Down at 787 Windsor"
For the sake of walkability, please.Read more "Tech Companies: Count My Steps To Make Walking Directions Better"
Until recently, one of the (many) jobs I held was that of a construction worker, specifically installing shelves in libraries. It was not a very fun or rewarding job (as you can imagine) but it did give me the opportunity to see a lot of different areas in the Atlanta region, from up in Alpharetta […]Read more "“Building for the Future,” One Library At A Time"