Urbanism is the study and discussion of city life. Urbanists want to improve life for everyone that lives in, works in, or visits cities by improving the city environment itself. We focus primarily on safe, efficient, equitable and accessible transportation and housing. Currently, our biggest concern is the car dependence of St. Louis, and the inaccessibility of travel by other methods (walking, biking, buses, wheelchairs, etc).
Here’s some great resources to get introduced to urbanist ideas and goals: