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Some news from around….

  • Nanjing, one of the oldest metropolitan cities within China, has committed a 460 acre waterfront district to a new smart growth urban design. (The Dirt)
  • Report on upgrades made to Union Square in an effort to make it more pedestrian and bike-friendly. (Streetsblog)
  • Next American City’s Vincent Valk asks “What is Livability?”
  • A report on the increased popularity of walking and biking (hooray!). Also interesting is the report’s findings that while walking and biking has increased, the number of fatalities related to it has held fairly steady. Here’s to safer streets. (Kaid Benfield)

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