Tag Archives: Walkable cities

Johnstown Riverwall Charrette

The economic decline that accompanied the collapse of the steel industry in western Pennsylvania has been a persistent problem for the flood-prone city of Johnstown, where Thaddeus Pawlowski (LF '15) grew up. But city leaders committed to revitalization have been shifting their … read more

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Ian Lockwood’s Humor Weapon

We learned that Streetsblog has a new contributor from the Loeb class of 2012: “Transportation engineer Ian Lockwood is not only a leading voice within the profession for safer, multi-modal streets, he’s also an amateur cartoonist known for skewering the absurdity … read more

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Building 20 Minute Neighborhoods in Detroit

Maurice Cox (LF ’05) may be leading the charge for change and regrowth as director of the Detroit Planning office, but he’s backed by a dynamic team, anchored by Loeb colleagues Kimberly Driggins (’16), director of strategic development, and Steve … read more

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Happy Birthday Streetsblog!

Ten years ago, Aaron Naparstek (LF ’12), along with Mark Gorton and videographer Clarence Eckerson, set about to shake up the status quo that privileged motor vehicles over every other form of transportation and put pedestrians and bikers at risk … read more

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Mobility in Mexico: Spring study tour journal

Each spring the Loeb Fellows embark on an international study tour to exchange ideas with professionals and leaders in other countries. This year the Loebs traveled with a studio led by Diane Davis, Jose Castillo, Housing in Merida Yucatan: the urban and the … read more

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Design Trust Fellowship–Apply by 4/13

The Design Trust for Public Space has announced its new Equitable Public Space Fellowship for a recent graduate.  The Design Trust, a nonprofit headed by Susan Chin (LF ’00) and dedicated to the future of public space, brings together city … read more

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Design Competition to Link Portland–register by Jan. 22

The University of Oregon John Yeon Center for Architecture and Design Week Portland invite proposals to define, design, and bring to life Portland’s proposed “green loop”–a 6 mile pedestrian and bike urban promenade linking the city’s east and west sides. … read more

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The Person-Power Commute

The idea that a bike and pedestrian path system can alleviate traffic congestion is taking hold in Boston. Matthew Kiefer certainly believes it; he’s part of the force behind the LivableStreets Alliance, which advocates transit that meets the needs of … read more

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Human to Human Design

The third day of Meet the Loeb Fellows presentations demonstrated how creative thinking, collaborative measures, ethics and human-to-human interaction with the community can build sustainable, progressive, and successful planned cities now and for the future.

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Harriet Tregoning in Grist Online

To make a community resilient, make it attractive, walkable, livable, sustainable and equitable, says Harriet Tregoning (LF '04). Grist, in a recent interview, calls her “a rock star in the world of smart growth and urban planning.” Read more of her … read more

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