July 2, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Check out our growing video library for smarter, greener communities

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
NRDC’s sustainable communities team has just created a second video channel, on Vimeo.com, to complement our original on YouTube.  In each, we are collecting … Continue reading

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May 14, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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‘Baseball-oriented development’ hits a home run in DC

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
The neighborhood near Nationals Park, the baseball stadium in southeastern Washington, DC, is undergoing an amazing transformation.  A decade ago, the federa… Continue reading

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April 20, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Turning abandoned and obsolete properties into "park-oriented development"

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
One of the problems I have with a lot of what passes for smart infill development – on the whole, a good thing – is that parks and green space are trea… Continue reading

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January 9, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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A strong case for a rail- and transit-oriented California

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Imagine a scenario by which our country’s most populous state, notorious for freeways, traffic nightmares and smog, could reduce driving by 3.7 trillion mile… Continue reading

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November 22, 2010
by Kaid Benfield
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Revitalization, regions, neighborhoods, equity, preservation, transportation, sustainability, and more: October-November blog highlights

   
Here are this blog’s highlights over the last six weeks or so.  Thank you so much for reading and your support:

Innovative East LA high school features urban planning and community engagement (November 19, 2010)
US homes are r… Continue reading

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