Blogs

While concern over foreign investment in the local real estate market is perfectly valid, the concern is irrelevant to the reasons and need to increase density and the supply of housing. Opinion
Jul 10, 2014   By Reuben Duarte
The most transit-oriented metro areas often have lower levels of traffic congestion than one might expect based on their size. Opinion
Jul 8, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Through the first six months of 2014, some Planetizen posts proved less than enticing to our readers. Instead of dwelling on that distinction as ignominious, let's consider how these neglected few might provide insight into the planning discussion. Opinion
Jul 7, 2014   By James Brasuell
What constitutes a farmers' market, rather than an outdoor or public market? Opinion
Jul 5, 2014   By Lisa Feldstein
Open Access to Anna Osland's Article, "Using Planning to Mitigate Hazards from Hazardous Liquid and Natural Gas Transmission Pipelines." Link here: http://goo.gl/bDYGJg. Osland finds land use planning is overlooked in N.C. pipeline networks. Opinion
Jul 3, 2014   By JPER
A proposal to limit the amount of time low-income families can live in affordable housing. Opinion
Jul 2, 2014   By Edward Poteat
Adrian Benepe was recently announced as the recipient of the 2014 Olmsted Medal. Like it or not, the well-deserved and appropriate recognition is one more in the seemingly endless list of honors for the transformation of New York's urban parks. Opinion
Jul 1, 2014   By Mark Hough
A heavily wooded park requires investments in maps and trails to be truly pedestrian-friendly. Opinion
Jun 30, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
A high school field trip in China that is hard to imagine in the United States. Opinion
Jun 26, 2014   By Lisa Feldstein
Little Tokyo in Los Angeles was selected to be part of the EcoDistrict Target City program. Global Green is excited to be part of this collaborative effort to promote neighborhood scale sustainability and further the concept of "Mottainai." Opinion
Jun 25, 2014   By Walker Wells