Jennifer Langston: Researcher and Sightline Daily editor, combs through thousands of headlines day to bring you the region's top sustainability news. She also writes about issues such as energy, oceans, and riding the bus with her toddler. Previously, she worked at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and other papers in Washington and Idaho. Find her full bio here. Email: jennifer [at] sightline [dot] org.
What can we learn from Europe's experiences with shared streets?
Photographic evidence that kids and cars can co-exist.
How Portland removed barriers to family-friendly courtyard housing.
A photoessay on urban spaces that work equally for parents AND kids. (Please send us yours!)
If we don't build it, they aren't likely to come.
10 lessons from Vancouver's efforts to build family-friendly urban housing.
For free (maybe). Will the school district take it on?
The city council's about-face is a win for Lyft, uberX, consumers.
Why downtown Vancouver BC has nearly 5 times more kids than Seattle, and 9 times more than Portland.
A Q and A on how to build dense, family-friendly neighborhoods.