Portland (by: npGREENWAY)
The winter holidays bring out the craziness in people, and in some pretty delightful ways. For that, we should all be glad, no?
Minneapolis (by: MJIphotos)
Bay Lake, Florida (by: Joe Penniston)
San Francisco Bay Area (by: Richard Masoner)
Hanging Christmas bike (by: Josh Delp)
Los Angeles (by: pinguino k)
Chester County, Pennsylvania (by: Sharkey M.)
San Antonio (by: Nan Palmero)
Colorado Springs (by: Jessica Feis)
Atlantic Station, Atlanta (by: tandemracer/David Hunter)
Holiday greeting card (by: fixedgear)
Chicago (by: Troy Holden)
Los Angeles (by: digablesoul/al)
Many thanks to these great photographers for licensing their work for noncommercial use. Move your cursor over the images for links to the originals.
Kaid Benfield writes (almost) daily about community, development, and the environment, and gets self-indulgent around the holidays. For more posts, see his blog's home page.
Senior counsel for environmental strategies, PlaceMakers LLC; senior adviser, Natural Resources Defense Council; co-founder, LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system; co-founder, Smart Growth America coalition; author, People Habitat: 25 Ways to Think About Greener, Healthier Cities (2014); one of the "top urban thinkers" on Planetizen.com and named one of "the most influential people ...