Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Urban Design

Previewing This Week’s New Urbanism Film Festival

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This week the annual New Urbanism Film Festival returns to Los Angeles. The grand opening is Thursday night! There are plenty of screenings, plus walking tours, storytelling, and more. Event details at NUFF website. Below are five recommended film screenings that Streetsblog L.A. readers should check out. 1. The festival’s Thursday opening night features the U.S. premiere […]

L.A.’s Urban Future: More Places Where I Want to Sit

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I sometimes dream about a different Los Angeles; not the sprawling congested city, but an L.A. that is a series of walkable villages, like for example Santa Monica. They would be full of life and economic vitality, with corner stores, markets, coffee shops, plazas and parks. And they would all be connected by rail lines; streetcars that can whisk us away […]