Climate change is helped along by suburban driving culture. We need to embrace cities -- and walkingSaturday, Nov 3, 2012 7:00 PM UTC 40
Life Books, New York, Cities
Jeff Speck, author of "Walkable City" and co-author of the landmark bestseller "Suburban Nation," is a city planner who advocates for smart growth and sustainable design. As the former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts, he oversaw the Mayors’ Institute on City Design, where he worked with
dozens of American mayors on their most pressing city planning challenges. He leads a design practice based in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter at @JeffSpeckAICP or visit his web site, www.jeffspeck.com.