Infrastructure

Durham City Council members may be ready to take on new debt to fund a list of big-ticket parks and transportation projects which would help keep pace with growth and enhance the community.
Feb 26, 2015   The Durham News
Places Journal talks with New York Design Commissioner David Burney about the politics of urban design and planning.
May 29, 2013   Places Journal
According to Chris Peck, “Better cycling infrastructure, an enforced road traffic law and a reduction in the space available to motor traffic are all required to get cycling growing again in London.”
Dec 2, 2012   The Guardian (UK)
A controversial Virginia ballot measure to limit eminent domain use has gone without much notice. Michael Rodriguez, a local transportation planner, argues against this measure.
Nov 5, 2012   Greater Greater Washington
As the level of sophistication in cycling infrastructure increases, the value of networks becomes even more apparent.
Oct 1, 2012   PlaceShakers
Critic Michael Kimmelman, fresh back from Louisville's Idea Festival, questions why that quickly emerging city wants to double down on a new freeway expansion through its downtown while other progressive cities are tearing theirs down.
Sep 26, 2012   New York Times
Montreal architect Vedanta Balbahadur writes about his hometown's fall from its status as Canada's premier city through the lenses of baseball and the built environment.
Sep 26, 2012   Satellite Magazine
In order to save Coney Island from dwindling unemployment rates and high poverty levels, developers rezone the 46-year-old amusement park, but the plans may never actually leave the paper.
Jul 3, 2012   The Brooklyn Bureau
Renée Jones-Bos, Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States, spoke about water, infrastructure, planning, ports, and cost-benefit analysis as the closing keynote speaker at the 2012 APA National Convention in Los Angeles.
Apr 19, 2012   The Planning Report
Jeff Kightlinger of the Metropolitan Water District and Phil Isenberg of the Delta Stewardship Council illustrate the state of California's water delivery system today. As population grows and infrastructure ages, an onerous task lies ahead.
Mar 3, 2012   The Planning Report
A new report by one of China's premier academic research organizations has warned about rising discrepancies between the growth of China's cities and their ability to provide the resources necessary to serve those populations.
Feb 13, 2012   China Daily