Small towns and big cities both provide the glue that can bind us together.
Let’s show resilience by making the most of our too-wide streets and untapped river.
The sameness of our downtown grid presents challenges for the city center.
Streets are a city’s first ambassadors. Most in downtown Indianapolis, however, don’t live up to our standards of hospitality.
The next mayor should make planning an inclusive process.
Other cities offer models for extending planning across county lines.
One-size-fits-all solutions don’t work for urban neighborhoods.
Project to relocate jails and courts is a failure of urban design fundamentals.
The houses in our older neighborhoods can work to the city’s advantage; let’s not destroy them.
Indiana has branded itself as the Crossroads of America. We take pride in being an automotive and industrial state. You’d think we’d embrace the idea of rest stops that welcome visitors and celebrate the car culture.
Indiana is producing plenty of college graduates, but they don’t stick around long.
The city needs a strategy to transform into a destination visitors would recognize.
Here’s how we can mitigate the damage being done by the city’s acres of asphalt.
A street’s appeal and economic potential depends on good design principles.
Transit-oriented developments in older neighborhoods must include density and good design.
Old factory is one of many existing assets that can reverse fortunes of a struggling neighborhood.
The city has an opportunity to replace its weak comprehensive plan with a robust strategy.