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CityLab / February 3, 2018

How to design cities for children

A billion children are growing up in urban areas. Design solutions that encourage safe movement and social interaction are becoming a growing issue of concern.

Centennial Citizen / January 29, 2018

Denver's High Line Canal plans are moving forward

Last week, the High Line Canal Conservancy announced the launch of its second phase of significant planning for the canal’s future. The phase will culminate in the publication of a plan that builds on what the group learned from meeting with thousands of community members last year.

The New York Times / January 29, 2018

The subway is next door. Should New Yorkers pay extra for that?

Value capture, which can be an important funding mechanism for infrastructure reuse projects, is central to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for fixing New York City’s subway. His plan involves higher taxes for properties adjacent to the subway to help provide money for critical repairs.

The Philadelphia Citizen / January 24, 2018

What Philly's Rail Park is learning from the High Line Network

Philadelphia’s highly-anticipated Rail Park project is on track to open this spring. The project is currently working to ensure the park is a welcoming place for neighborhood residents, an issue that Rail Park leaders have have been exploring at High Line Network gatherings.

Greenpointers / January 11, 2018

Envisioning Bushwick Inlet Park: What's in store for 2018

Following the purchase of all 27 acres of land required for Bushwick Inlet Park and a $17.5 million commitment to its development, Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park is launching a discussion series this month that will focus on what the world-class waterfront park should be.

CityLab / January 10, 2018

How Baltimore's water clean-up infrastructure became a public sensation

Baltimore addressed its trash problem in its Inner Harbor with a floating water wheel. But it got public buy-in by giving it a personality. According to the director of the clean-up initiative, this is just another example of how new infrastructure in cities these days has to have multiple uses.