Colleen Foran's blog

Highway to Boulevard?: Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct

In 2008, it was announced that Seattle’s major north-south thoroughfare, the Alaskan Way Viaduct, was beyond repair and would need to be torn down by 2012.

Rethinking Housing for a New Economy

Will the recent economic crisis fundamentally change the way Americans view housing? New Urbanists are betting that it will – and are seizing the opportunity to direct the conversation towards the benefits of smaller, more sustainable housing.