Blogs

Whether gentrification is common depends on how one defines it. Blog Post
Dec 1, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Smart policies can provide significant greenhouse gas emission reductions in ways that help achieve other planning objectives, including economic development, social equity, and public health. Who will implement these policies? We will! Blog Post
Nov 30, 2015   By Todd Litman
How do we personally advance nature in cities? This blog post looks at "urban nature" and the research revealing how me might lessen the damage we do to the nature that surrounds us every day. Blog Post
Nov 22, 2015   By Steven Snell
Marc Doussard of University of Illinois guest blogs on his new work in the Journal of Planning Education and Research, available with open access through Dec. 15, 2015. Blog Post
Nov 17, 2015   By JPER
Some presidential candidates favor sprawl, but a surprising number live in cities or inner-ring suburbs. Blog Post
Nov 9, 2015   By Michael Lewyn
Bicycle sharing has exploded in popularity across the United States. Importantly, bikeshare users are likely to wear bicycle helmets while ride. Blog Post
Nov 9, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
A city has always been understood and defined as a pattern of human settlement. This op-ed suggests that a city needs to be a product of its environment, rather than the environment simply being a product of it. Blog Post
Nov 8, 2015   By Steven Snell
Women and men experience public spaces differently. It is all too common for women to experience street harassment when in public spaces. Nina Flores explores the ways that this issue is being combatted in the online public realm. Blog Post
Nov 3, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
There are a number of areas of planning that offer planners a role, but are not necessarily at the front of our minds. At the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, researchers shared results that can impact practice. Blog Post
Nov 1, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Describing the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's recent study on gentrification in that city. Blog Post
Oct 30, 2015   By Michael Lewyn