Developer Breaks Ground On A Neighborhood In Tempe, Arizona, For People—And No Cars

A San Francisco-based developer aims to create the country’s first car-free community in Tempe, Arizona, from the ground up. Culdesac, which bills itself as the world’s first post-car real estate developer, is building a 1,000-person neighborhood called Culdesac Tempe. In a car-centric society, the implications for this ambitious vision are far-reaching. Culdesac intends to establish a vibrant people-focused neighborhood and lead the way for the future of planning for urban communities. Culdesac Tempe has been conceived as a pedestrian community with a strong sense of place that lives like a close-knit neighborhood village rather than a series of unrelated apartment buildings lined up in a row. Click to read more at