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Aaron Paley, the founder of CicLAvia in Los Angeles, announces a change in leadership and describes the future of the game-changing event—a good read for anyone interested in open-streets, cultural events, and urban quality of life.
42 min ago   Los Angeles Times
Philadelphia media was on hand to cover the launch of the Indego bikeshare system on April 23, 2015.
2 hours ago   PlanPhilly
Joel Kotkin recently waded into the conversation about that it will take to return Legacy Cities into the prosperity of former years.
4 hours ago   The Plain Dealer
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Every year we analyze all of the tweets from the APA Conference and tell you about the trends in planning. With 2,884 people tweeting from the APA Conference, there is a lot of great ideas, links, and pictures that we can all learn from. Blog Post
20 hours ago   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
The city of Minneapolis will add 30 miles of protected bike lanes to its city, especially around Downtown.
22 hours ago   Streetsblog USA
The nation's third lowest gas tax will likely see a 10-cent gas tax hike—with or without Gov. Nikki Haley's signature, who insists on a larger income tax reduction than in the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House and is now in the Senate.
Yesterday   WSOC
With real estate prices rising in the other boroughs, Staten Island is starting to look more like Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. Extensive retail and residential developments are underway in what has always been New York City's suburban borough.
Yesterday   New York Times
The Salk is an exceptional world-class space, and it is accessible, but it is not a public space, writes urban designer Howard Blackson, III.
Yesterday   UrbDeZine
Southwest Airlines and the project for Public Spaces continue their partnership on the Heart of the Community program, awarding placemaking grants to six cities around the country.
Yesterday   Project For Public Spaces
A new exhibit at MoMA celebrates the "fitfully idealistic" architecture of Latin America, 1955 through 1980. Broad in scope, the exhibition ranges from Brasília's bold utopianism to the community-focused tactics of Bo Bardi.
Yesterday   The Economist
The U.S. Department of Transportation has changed its rules in favor of local hiring: a pilot program will even encourage it. Minorities traditionally barred from high-paying construction work stand to benefit.
Yesterday   Next City