Planning

The Mid Ohio Planning Commission (MORPC) is working with Columbus 2020, ULI Columbus, and planning firm Calthorpe and Associates to head up a new effort called insight2050 that will develop "objective analytical tools" to prepare for growth.
Yesterday   Columbus Underground
A decade after its inception, Shanghai's One City, Nine Towns project, an ambitious attempt to manage the city's massive population growth via the creation of international-themed satellite communities, has failed to deliver hoped-for results.
Jul 7, 2010   Assembly
Vision California, the state's first planning document in over thirty years, was released Wednesday and concludes that planners "should focus on creating compact development in already established cities," over continued suburban sprawl.
Jun 25, 2010   San Francisco Chronicle
Joe Peach understands "that online technologies and the city are becoming increasingly integrated," and argues that social media should have a democratizing effect on the planning process.
Jun 12, 2010   thisbigcity.net
Grist's Jonathan Hiskes spoke with smart growth leaders to devise strategies that municipalities, as opposed to U.S. government, can take to lessen oil dependency - that are financially sustainable, not overly dependent on technology, and ready to go
Jun 8, 2010   Grist
Break out the Bunsen burner: Ric Stephens has broken down the science of city planning into this handy chart of elements. Exclusive
May 6, 2010  By Ric Stephens
David Prowler, a former San Francisco planning commissioner, says that the public process of the city fails to engage the people of the community.
Apr 27, 2010   SPUR Urbanist
Behold Magnasanti, the ultimate city built using the SimCity game with no cheats, with a population of 9 million residents.
Apr 16, 2010   YouTube
Many thanks to Wired's Jeff Howe who's 2006 article "The Rise of Crowdsourcing" put an effective label at what the internet was doing to business.  Building from Web 2.0 applications focused on social media like Facebook and on-line communities, it's become a popular and Opinion
Mar 24, 2010   By Scott Page
St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board formally endorses the removal of elevated and depressed lanes of current I-70 ROW to reconnect city and arch grounds.
Mar 3, 2010   St. Louis Post Dispatch
Opinion
Mar 2, 2010   By Samuel Staley