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  • Americans increasingly want to live in walkable cities

    According to the National Association of Realtors, 62 percent of millennials prefer living in walkable communities that have short commutes, even if this means living in townhouses or apartments. Meanwhile,…

  • Pedestrians First: A New Tool for Walkable Cities

    The new tool, Pedestrians First: Tools for a Walkable City will facilitate the understanding and the measurement of the features that promote walkability in urban environments around the world at…

  • Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2018

    “Here’s a humble suggestion for 2018: in the likely event that it is difficult to keep track of worldly concerns amid a steady stream of game-changing news, now is the…

  • Density’s Next Frontier: The Suburbs

    The reality is that most of the housing stock and most of the land area of America’s metros is made up of relatively low-density suburban homes. And a great deal…

  • How to Save a Town From Rising Waters

    Louisiana’s Isle de Jean Charles Resettlement Project is the only government-funded climate relocation in the country—and a test case for more to come. Read more

  • Help Wanted: Pittsburgh-based Environmental Health Reporter

    Environmental Health News is looking to shine a light on the environmental health challenges and opportunities confronting residents of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. If you’re capable of writing fearless stories…

  • Help Wanted: Learning Coordinator

    Green Building Alliance’s (GBA) Learning Coordinator will assist in delivery of GBA’s Green & Healthy Schools Academy, support successful delivery of all GBA educational event activities, and support GBA’s sharing…