Tag Archives: cities

My city was gone: the case of America’s disposable cities

By Len Maniace Americans consume a lot of disposable products that are bad for the environment: plastic shopping bags, cleaning chemicals, flimsy furniture and digital devices that are tossed after a few years. But perhaps the disposable that has caused … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore, disposables, energy, suburbs, transportation, urban decay | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Building healthy living into our environment: let’s walk

By Len Maniace We’ve been conditioned to think of rural and suburban communities as ideal for healthy living, while cities as the opposite. In fact, a good case could be made for cities as champions of healthy living. Cities are … Continue reading

Posted in Center for Active Design, cities, environment, health, walking | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment