Issue 528 November 2013

Walk This Way

A roadmap for better urban design in San Jose. Excerpted from the SPUR report "Getting to Great Places."
Silicon Valley, the most dynamic and innovative economic engine in the world, is not creating memorable urban places. The City of San Jose's ambitious new General Plan imagines a dramatic shift away from traditional suburban environments to walkable “complete neighborhoods.” SPUR looks at the impediments San Jose has faced in creating excellent, walkable urban places and recommends changes that will help meet the city's goals. Read More »

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