Cities

Study: Sharrows don’t make streets safer for cycling, but bike lanes...

Sharrows are the dregs of bike infrastructure—the scraps cities hand out when they can’t muster the will to implement exclusive space for bicycling. They may...

Research shows cities that build more parking get more traffic

Build parking spaces and they will come—in cars. New research presented this week at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board finds a direct,...

Solving for Pattern: What Urbanists can learn from Wendell Berry

Our images of the city contain many assumptions about its nature and its purpose. From places of innovation and cultural development, to sites of...

Learning from the geography of car crash deaths in the Unites...

Statistically, in the South you have a significantly higher chance of dying in a car crash than in other parts of the country. Why is...

State of Obesity report shows the South remains the most obese...

The South remains the fattest part of the country, according to the 12th Annual State of Obesity report released in September by Trust for America's...

This map reveals the hidden geography of immigration in Louisville and...

Louisville just wrapped up its 13th annual WorldFest, a celebration of multiculturalism held Downtown on the Belvedere. "Cities that embrace and encourage their international citizens and...

Report shows how Louisville’s traffic fatality rate is tied to building...

  Louisville is in the midst of a pedestrian safety campaign called Look Alive Louisville. And for good reason. The city's pedestrian death rate is...

Watch how these four types of road diets can improve safety...

  In an effort to combat wasted space on our roadways, several streets in Louisville have been put on diets. In Louisville's experience, these road diets...

This new map compares breathing bad air to smoking cigarettes

Most people who don’t smoke have a visceral reaction to the smell. I was in Maysville last fall and went into a restaurant where...