It’s funny how quickly conventional wisdom about Millennials and the real estate market can change. In the wake of the Recession, it seemed no one under 30
More confirmation of what we already know.
The Duluth City Council and Downtown Development Authority will hold a special called meeting at 6:30 p.
Duluth is attempting to build a “walkable” community, and expecting a firm to know how to do it. I’m not sure any of the firms that bid on the project know anything about “walkable communities.” Is there any firm that does? I think there might be.
The area’s millennials keep attracting transit start-ups that make car ownership unnecessary.
This is what I’m interested in. No car payments, no insurance payments, no fuel costs, no maintenance costs, no traffic jams, no car crashes. Gimmie!
The small central Maryland city of Frederick has a relatively low cost of living and a good quality of life, but it has lost a lot of industrial jobs over the last 12 years. Frederick needs two things: more jobs, and easier ways to get to other job centers.
Ever dreamed of kayaking to work? Or walking a couple hundred feet to your office? Or are you stuck in traffic daily? Six commuters share their stories.
Post-Gazette.com – Two days of brainstorming by various Downtown interests, guided by transportation planning experts, have hatched a revolutionary concept for remaking the entrance to the Golden Triangle. The concept, called shared space, removes traffic signals, signage, crosswalks, lane markings and curbs, setting up a sort of free-for-all plaza where pedestrians, drivers and cyclists must watch out for one another. It has been used successfully in Europe and to a lesser degree in the U.S. to revitalize blighted urban areas and improve safety. It was pioneered by Hans Monderman, a Dutch traffic engineer who came to view signs and signals as admissions of design failure. Informally titled “Heart of Pittsburgh,” the concept is being pitched for the section of Liberty Avenue from Commonwealth Place to
Coldwell Banker is a major player in the real estate market, and they’ve just published results from a study of changes in buyer and seller attitudes and activities over the past ten years.
Source: What a Difference a Decade Makes
Walkability gets bigger and more important.
The American dream of a house in the suburbs with a neatly trimmed lawn and …
Google’s Sidewalk Labs will pursue technologies to cut pollution, curb energy use, streamline transportation and reduce the cost of city living.
I gotta wonder about this. They do recognize what needs fixing, and what people want, but don’t mention dealing with the politics of making changes in cities. Also, how do they reduce costs for your average guy? Also, will they do something about noisy neighbors?