Blogs

Contrary to the prevailing narrative about decreasing vehicle miles traveled runs a constant decline in the number of carpools. Very little is known about why Americans are carpooling so much less, so can mobile apps hope to reverse the the trend? Blog Post
Feb 25, 2015   By Steven Polzin
A new article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research (@JPER7) by Hongwei Dong of California State University, Fresno, asks whether New Urbanist developments were more resilient in terms of recovering from the 2008 real estate crash. Blog Post
Feb 20, 2015   By JPER
In suburbia, the line between smart growth and conventional sprawl is sometimes a blurry one. Blog Post
Feb 19, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Blogs are a rewarding platform for bringing academic perspectives and research results to a much broader audience of scholars, planning professionals, students, and citizens. Blog Post
Feb 18, 2015   By Dean Saitta
Active Lifestyle Cameras are increasing in popularity—allowing for people to capture the moment on camera while in action. Now planners can use active lifestyle cameras to study all manner of activities, from use of parks to commuting. Blog Post
Feb 17, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
The second and final post about MoMa's exhibit, "Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities." Blog Post
Feb 13, 2015   By Mike Lydon
Some progressives deny that the law of supply and demand applies to housing. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
The nationwide trend of cities, counties, and regions adopting complete streets policies continued its momentum in 2014. A new report from the National Complete Streets Coalition surveys the field and decides which is the best of the best. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By James Brasuell
With social media and the internet generally making it easy to contact faculty across the globe students are tempted to do so. But when is it appropriate? The short answer is contact them if they request it. Blog Post
Feb 10, 2015   By Ann Forsyth
All of a sudden, the viability of driverless cars seems to be on the rise. It's a worrying notion for anyone skeptical about technology. And yet, this advancement may help cities regain the charm and vibrancy they lost in the automobile age. Blog Post
Feb 9, 2015   By Josh Stephens