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Human Geography: Urban Geography

Web Resources

About Celebration, Florida: 

About the Congress for the New Urbanism:

About Globalization and World Cities:

About Opposition to Urban Sprawl:

About Seaside, Florida:

About Berlin

Click on Video On Demand for “Berlin: United We Stand”

Click on Video On Demand for “Berlin: Changing Center of a Changing Europe”

About Sprawl in Chicago:

Click on Video On Demand for “Chicago: Farming on the Edge” Source:, ac-cessed July 2005.   

Creative Class Group:

FastCompany. Where Are You on the Talent Map Historical and Contemporary Landscapes of Fargo, North Dakota

Malanga , Steven . The Curse of the Creative Class

Philosophical Dictionary. Postmodernism

Project for Public Spaces. Great Public Spaces

Statistics Canada. Illustrated Glossary: Geographic Units:

Terrain: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environment

University of Southern California. Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour

U.S. Census Bureau. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas, Definitions and Standards

U.S. Census Bureau. American Factfinder

American Planning Association:

Brookings Institution. Metropolitan Policy Program

Brookings Institution. State of Metropolitan America

Center for Neighborhood Technology. Housing and Transportation Affordability Index

Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida:

City of Colorado Springs:

Congress for the New Urbanism:

Federal Transit Administration. National Transit Database:

Form-Based Codes Institute. What Are Form Based Codes?

Google Maps (satellite images of any U.S. city):

Katz , Bruce , and Jennifer Bradley . Divided We Sprawl

Langdon , Philip . How Portland Does It

League of American Bicyclists. Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign: (scroll down to bottom)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Great Zooms . Includes 17 U.S. cities:

National Civic League:

Transportation Research Board:

Puentes , R. , and Tomer , A. The Road . . . Less Traveled: An Analysis of Vehicle Miles Traveled Trends in the United States . Brookings Institution, Washington, DC:

Redefining Progress. Footprint of the Nations

Schrank , D. , and T. Lomax . Annual Urban Mobility Report . Texas Transportation Institute:

Sierra Club. Stop Sprawl

Smart Growth America: Measuring Sprawl and Its Impact

Smart Growth Network:

Sustainable Measures:

Transit Oriented Development, Design for Living a Sustainable Future

UCLA Department of Urban Planning. Critical Planning

University of Southern California. Center for Sustainable Cities

U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Transportation Statistics Annual Report

U.S. Census Bureau. Population Estimates: Maps

Walk Score: Get your score