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Living Without Refuge: How the Housing Crisis Fuels Traffic Violence

By design, the Vision Zero movement is data-driven, but traffic crash reports often do not report the housing status of victims.

October 24, 2023

Talking Headways Podcast: Real Estate Impacts at BART

One of the great assets of any transit system is its real estate — and how it's developed has a major impact on ridership and, therefore, farebox revenue.

October 12, 2023

Parking Spots are Turned into People Space as a Chicago Garage Becomes an Apartment Complex

The adaptive reuse of a 1920s parking garage at 3121 N. Broadway transformed it into new housing close to the 'L' and the Lakefront Trail.

August 15, 2023

Where Have All the Three-Bedrooms in Walkable Neighborhoods Gone?

Growing families are struggling to find homes that meet their needs — especially in people-centered places.

July 25, 2023

Your City May Be Rethinking Parking Rules

TransForm has a guide to help you advocate for smarter parking policies that can lead to a greater housing supply.

July 20, 2023

The Walkable Neighborhoods Americans Want May Be Closer Than We Think

Walkable neighborhoods are a rare and valuable commodity in the U.S. housing market. But millions of places could be closer to the 15 Minute City ideal than we realize, a new study argued — if we made the modest policy changes they need to thrive.

July 6, 2023

‘Urban Doom Loop’? This Planner Says Cities Ain’t Dead Yet

“For both the nation’s leading metros and for the country as a whole, the stakes of getting this right are enormous.”

June 27, 2023

Talking Headways Podcast: Washington State Legislative Roundup

But this conversation isn't just about Washington, oh no. The issues raised are playing out nationally.

June 15, 2023