This week: Wawa gets worse, the pros and cons of seawalls, and efforts to reimagine Austin, Texas and Nashville, Tennessee.
Catch up on the latest land use, climate and transportation news from Canada to Colorado to Norway and back again.
Stanford finds a relative increase in solo car commuting post-pandemic, cities try to foster productive social encounters and the importance of neighborhood social ties.
In this week’s National Links: pandemic-era changes to work and commutes, designing with autism in mind and the gradual death of the “starter car.”
Housing lessons from Tokyo, Houston’s model for increasing density and livability, and why traffic moves faster in wealthy countries.
More pro-housing laws come into effect in California, Norway completes a giant bike tunnel and Colorado debates a new rail line.
This week in National Links: the corporatization of AirBnB, Copenhagen’s anti-flood strategies and AI urban planning.
National Links asks some tough questions this week, including: Can company loans solve the housing crisis? And what is “placemaking,” anyway?
Giving asphalt surfaces the boot, less driving and more bicycling in Brussels, the challenge of vacant storefronts and more in this week’s National Links.
Eco-villages promote sustainable living, going underground Down Under to escape the heat and more national and international news.