This oped from <em>The National</em> calls for increased attention to the streetscapes of the United Arab Emirate, specifically the lack of non-palm trees and seating.
Apr 1, 2010 The National
Portland's "Green Streets" program is becoming a new tourist attraction in the city, which officials from other cities are visiting to learn from the Pacific Northwest's model water treatment infrastructure.
Mar 30, 2010 USA Today
The land underneath a Toronto highway overpass will be converted into a neighborhood park. Officials hope it will spark the revival of one of the city's underused waterfront neighborhoods.
Mar 26, 2010 Daily Commercial News and Construction Record
Downers Grove, IL has won accolades for being the first residential subdivision to install a hybrid solar-wind powered street lighting system, reports TribLocal.
Mar 24, 2010 TribLocal (Chicago Tribune)
9.5-acres of the planned 85-acre expansion of Brooklyn Bridge Park opened at Pier 1 yesterday. Curbed NY has pictures.
Mar 23, 2010 Curbed
This article from <em>Architect</em> looks at how GIS is integrating itself into the toolbox of architects.
Mar 21, 2010 Architect
Activists have turned the site of a former inner-city freeway in San Francisco into a community garden.
Mar 21, 2010 Good
A string of connected parks laced through cities has been a vision of city planners since the days of Olmsted. Ben Welle of the Center for City Park Excellence has some ideas how that that vision can be implemented today.
Mar 19, 2010 City Parks Blog
Berkeley's popular plan to turn a section of Center Street into a pedestrian walkway with a stream and wetlands has been slowed by the fight over downtown development.
Mar 9, 2010 East Bay Express
An art group called Fallen Fruit promotes the idea of public fruit trees for general consumption by all. But on a trip to Madrid to plant trees, the government refused their intervention, saying that trees were architecture for the city, not food.
Mar 3, 2010 GOOD Magazine