TRANSPORTBike Infrastructure Debate Settled
For decades, cyclists bickered amongst themselves about the efficacy and safety of bike infrastructure. With the proliferation of protected bike lanes in recent years, however, everyone can see that predictions about bike lanes making streets more dangerous for cycling simply didn't come to pass.
Reconnecting America, as a partner in Livability Solutions, has been selected to provide technical assistance to the Seattle Department of Planning & Development and Valley Metro in Phoenix as part of a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Sustainable Communities under their Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program.
URBANISM & DESIGNMoscow Business Complex Sees Rebirth
Wall Street Journal
Watch out Canary Wharf, Moscow City is rising. Five years after grinding to a halt during the global economic crisis, the ambitious real-estate development in Moscow is fast becoming a reality.
ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGYArcosanti and Sustainable Cities
In 1971 Italian Architect Paolo Soleri, after having studied with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin in Arizona, purchased a large plot of land in the high desert 60 miles north of Phoenix and began Arcosanti, a model ecocity project.
Unique Funding Proposed for Northern Line Extension
The proposed extension of the Northern Line of the London Underground is one of the major infrastructure projects heralded by the British Government in its recent budget. But will the unique funding scheme, under which a loan underwritten by government will be paid off by local businesses, succeed in the current turbulent economy?
Blogosphere - In this section you'll find commentary, opinion and editorials from blogs and newspapers around the country. The opinions expressed in these blogs do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Reconnecting America.
Blogosphere: Seeking to Cultivate Change on LRT Lines
Global Site Plans
An ambitious project spearheaded by the City of Phoenix, Arizona State University (ASU), and St. Luke's Health Initiative called Reinvent Phoenix aims to change the way Phoenix's light rail is developed around neighborhoods...