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Ten key conferences in 2016 for planners, architects, and urban design professionals, summarized by Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner.
12 min ago   UrbDeZine
Don't worry; we're not mentioning belts to make you feel too guilty to enjoy today's meal.
2 hours ago   Vox
A new study examines the question of how to achieve neighborhood transformation through the Choice Neighborhoods federal grant program.
17 hours ago   Urban Institute
Never go to a gas station again. We're not talking about transit—we're talking about an app that sends people to your car to fill it up with gas with no service charge.
18 hours ago   Los Angeles Times
A goal for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to have established new rules for oil and gas drilling is looking less likely with each fruitless hearing.
19 hours ago   The Denver Post
The answer to the question posed by the New York Times is surprising. Hint: Don't blame the customer if the sales force isn't trying to sell them on vehicles that never need to go to a service station to purchase fuel.
20 hours ago   The New York Times - Science
The unions of two groups sometimes pitted against each other in seeking their agenda for the bus system in Memphis have joined together against a common foe: the management of the Memphis Area Transit Authority.
21 hours ago   The Memphis Flyer
The high cost of free parking is almost, but not quite, common knowledge. Many, but not all, people realize the pernicious effects of parking requirements. A map can help illustrate this spreading awareness.
22 hours ago   Strong Towns
Four major cities in Texas are either considering or constructing convention center upgrades.
23 hours ago   Community Impact Newspaper
The diffuse structure of suburbs makes it more efficient, according to this Brooking Institution post, to invest in individuals rather than places to fight poverty.
Yesterday   Brookings
$2.25 million in funding exemplifies the broadening focus of the American Planning Association on public health outcomes at the local level.
Yesterday   American Planning Association