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July 6, 2019

We took over a parking space to design a gathering space for the StrongTowns Regional Gathering and to talk bicycle parking with Downtown Plano Visitors

June 20, 2019

At the Keep Texas Beautiful 2019 conference, we lead a workshop to talk Placemaking: how projects can create a welcoming neighborhood, spur economic development, bring the community together, and galvanize a vision for a place that needs love.

August 24, 2018

The North Central Texas Council of Governments announced awardees for their Green, Blue, Grey Grant program today and AP Development made the cut!

 We proposed a bike rack prototype, beautiful and seamlessly functional, designed for walkable urban entertainment centers...

June 12, 2018

Arlington, Tx is known to many as the largest city without a public transportation system. Nestled between Dallas and Fort Worth, it's a diverse community with a strong entertainment economy. Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Rangers Stadium , Six Flags Over Texas and Wet & Wild...

March 1, 2018

If one were constructing a monument to their fame, fortune, or success in business in the most important city in the Holy Roman Empire, perhaps no expensive detail could be spared!

February 8, 2018

Here we cover the history and framework for creation of the manual and the benefits of integrating stormwater management into a site's design. The increased use of Form Based Codes can create conflicts for space on a development site so we talked through a couple l...

August 28, 2017

The way we have been planning and building our cities over the past 60 years has resulted in fragile local economies, escalating service costs, disconnected residents, and generic places not worth caring about. We need more city leaders and professionals to cast aside...

July 25, 2017

A rogue bike lane recently appeared in Dallas, defining a cycle track to allow bikers to ride against traffic on the one-way street.

Dallas is looking to hire an engineer with bicycle planning and design experience. The position has been open for over a y...

July 13, 2017

Historic Spaces and Places, PopUp Corsicana project overview

There's something special about historic downtown Corsicana. It was built to be a place of commerce and community at a time when it was the center of life. Historic downtowns across the country are experiencin...

June 26, 2017

What makes Copenhagen the biking capital of the world? This short documentary shows the highlights from bike lanes to street design.

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