City Making In The 21st Century and Beyond

NOW Urbanism

The urban age has been a long one. In 1900, only sixteen cities in the world had populations of one million people or more. By 2000, there were 417. In 1950, only one city in the world had a population of over ten million people; today, there are 19 megacities.

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Our region’s transportation plan: too heavy on growth, cars & sprawl?

It’s curious that the Puget Sound Regional Council’s (PSRC) recent vision of our transportation future contained so many roads, so little mass transit.

Author Edward Abbey famously said that “Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.” It’s also the underpinning of our region’s economic assumptions. At some Click to Read More