Blogs

You may not have a moral right to live in an expensive city—but does the government have a moral right to exclude you? Blog Post
Jan 25, 2016   By Michael Lewyn
Musicians from all varieties of musical genres spent the past year pondering, celebrating, and complicating our perception of places. Blog Post
Jan 22, 2016   By James Brasuell
Ecologists offer scientific lessons in how to better build cities for humans and wildlife. Blog Post
Jan 19, 2016   By Steven Snell
Participatory mapping has become an increasingly popular planning tool. The examples that follow highlight how communities are using participatory mapping. Blog Post
Jan 18, 2016   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
The suburbs most likely to prosper are those with wealth and/or walkability. Blog Post
Jan 13, 2016   By Michael Lewyn
Water has been an integral part of the designed landscape for centuries, but is it time to reevaluate its relevance? Blog Post
Jan 12, 2016   By Mark Hough
A snow storm came through overnight, your street hasn't been cleared. When can you expect to have your street cleared? Cities are increasingly providing snowplow tracking information to residents. Blog Post
Jan 11, 2016   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
A list of mobile apps that support planning, as part of an annual update. Learn about exciting new ways to explore cities and enhance planning via mobile apps. Please feel free to add your own favorites. Blog Post
Jan 4, 2016   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
African-American migration may reflect an attempt to escape poverty-related social ills rather than an attempt to escape gentrification. Blog Post
Jan 3, 2016   By Michael Lewyn
What motivates sprawl? It's more than just automobile infrastructure. Blog Post
Dec 29, 2015   By Steven Snell