Michael Freedman: The man behind Castro Street

Rather, Castro Street wasn’t always the walkable, pedestrian-friendly thoroughfare that Mountain View has come to embrace since the early 1990s. And Mountain View, as well as the surrounding peninsula communities, largely have Michael Freedman to thank.

More is Less: More homes in Mountain View lead to less enviro harm

More is less when it comes to the environment, and a report from Mountain View confirms it.

More is Less: More homes in Mountain View is better for the environment

Report finds more homes is “environmentally superior” to business as usual

San Francisco—Counter to conventional wisdom, a Mountain View report has concluded that adding more homes would reduce how much people drive, an “environmentally superior” plan to one with fewer homes.

Downsize Me! Building cohousing at 445 Calderon

Where do you go when you’re ready to downsize?

A film series to reinvent our cities

Ah, summer blockbuster season. What will you see? The Green Lantern? Hangover 2? What about A Convenient Truth?

Vibrant Living with the Chang Family

Five years ago, Anthony Chang and his wife, Wendy Wong, decided to intentionally change the way they were living.

Comment on the Notice of Preparation for the EIR for the Mountain View General Plan 2030.

Greenbelt Alliance appreciates the opportunity to comment on the Notice of Preparation for the EIR for the Mountain View General Plan 2030.

Residents Learn Benefits of Sustainable Living

Imagine living in a city that supports and encourages health and healthy practices. Imagine a place where people care about what children eat.

A new future for Minton’s Lumber Yard

In a 5-2 vote, the Mountain View City Council approved last night a proposal to redevelop a prime downtown spot, the former Minton’s Lumber Yard, with 203 apartments. Thanks to ongoing advocacy efforts, the Minton’s development will include seven new, affordable apartments.

Delightfully dense in Mountain View

Thursday, Feb. 18, the Mountain View Coalition for Sustainable Planning hosted Redwood City planner Dan Zack to give his presentation: “Delightful Density: Strategies for Comfort, Convenience, and Choice in the Cities of the New Reality.”