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The following is a list things that are never going to happen, because if they did, urban planning as we know it would cease to exist.
Apr 1, 2014   Planetizen April 1st Edition
BuzzFeed clearly knows its way around a New York City bike lane. A recent listicle of 44 insights into the pleasures and pains of biking in New York is sure to resonate with the city's growing cycling community.
May 16, 2013   BuzzFeed
The late David Foster Wallace, author of Infinite Jest, apparently gave a commencement speech at Kenyon College in 2005 - now circulating as a fully-produced viral video (below). Opinion
May 13, 2013   By Tim Halbur
In a send-up of the inane nature of city listification, the satirical newspaper The Onion has compiled a list of the "Top 10 Best Cities To Move To Today." Check out the article to find out why Blarnard, ND and Clara Vista, CA are hot destinations.
May 10, 2013   The Onion
A couple of months ago we told you about a new bicycle safety campaign being run by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). Apparently the memo didn't go out to Metro's bus drivers.
May 3, 2013   LAist
With their flexible open spaces, right angles, and expanses of glass, mid-century modern houses are coveted by those homeowners with a keen design sense. And, as Projectophile illustrates, it's best if those homeowners don't have children.
Apr 26, 2013   Projectophile
Our ongoing efforts to identify the world's biggest transit freaks got a boost last week from The Onion, who documented the travails of 3-year-old train junkie Logan Gunter.
Apr 19, 2013   The Onion
Today's suburbs have discarded the human-scaled patterns they once promised. This newly resurfaced series of paintings from Atlanta artist Meg Aubrey will leave you longing for the world we neglected to build.
Apr 16, 2013   PlaceShakers
Camille Standen interviews the reason why Victoria Station may be the subway station with the most positive vibrations in the world. Jamaican-born train conductor Carl Downer assists passengers with their travels and brightening their day.
Apr 12, 2013   Vice
Bus rapid transit projects, separated bike lanes and a collection of streetcar systems are being unexpectedly funded by outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who's relishing his final days in office with an unprecedented spending spree.
Apr 1, 2013   Planetizen April 1st Edition
The tech giant discovered an illegally obtained version of its smart city application running in the beleaguered Ohio city, optimizing traffic signals. IBM's Enforcement Division responded immediately.
Apr 1, 2013   Planetizen April 1st Edition