From NC State University, Dr. Bill Hunt explains how stormwater management practices can be applied to streets.
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How to navigate aging infrastructure and utility conflicts in urban areas
Aging infrastructure is an issue for cities across the US, including the City of Toledo, Ohio. For every challenge, there’s a solution.
How do we manage the smart-mobility revolution? It starts with well-crafted policy.
The positive potential of autonomous vehicles is enormous, but we need to make deliberate decisions to make sure we are realizing that potential
Published in Railway Age: Innovation From a ‘P2’ System
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World Environment Day: Addressing air quality through the built environment
How planning and design tactics can improve indoor and outdoor air quality for lasting impacts on our communities
Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a livable vision for city life
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What’s driving change in the energy sector? How will it influence smart cities of tomorrow?
Published in Planning Magazine: Curb Control
Parking is so passé. Swiftly changing mobility options and competing priorities mean planners need to practice active curb management.
Do you want a transit-friendly sports stadium district? Here’s how to do it right.
Today’s stadiums are often part of mixed-use sports districts—with limited parking—and are best served by alternative-transportation options
Webinar Recording: Walking (and cycling) in a Winter Wonderland: Takeaways from the Winter Cycling Congress
Learn how policy, design, and infrastructure maintenance best practices can make a city’s outdoor spaces enjoyable throughout the winter months
Webinar Recording: Equity and Mobility in Design
What does equity in design mean? Ryan Martinson discusses equity’s role in our infrastructure and how the right plan can create equal access for all.
From Stantec ERA: Offshore wind energy is the green future of electricity generation
Massachusetts is leading in the US by tapping into the ocean winds for energy
From the Design Quarterly: Cities as innovation centers
With tech hubs and innovation districts, research universities have the keys to unlocking reinvigorated cities
From Stantec ERA: What’s the future of energy? An Energy Remix to power our planet.
As the population grows, the need for more energy also grows—and old and new stakeholders are redefining how we power, live, and move about our planet
City planners and healthcare providers need to talk about their common goals
How can healthcare providers and civic leaders coordinate community health goals, providing effective wellness while reducing healthcare costs?
Published in Metro Magazine: Tempe Streetcar critical to expanding rail service
Tom Wolf, Transportation engineer and project manager, writes about the Tempe Streetcar project, which connects Arizona State University and downtown
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