Planning

If/Then, a new Broadway musical, describes two possible lives of a dynamic, intelligent, glamorous, detail-oriented, and somewhat wonky urban planner. The character is based on Amanda Burden, who recently-retired as New York City's planning director.
6 days ago   If/Then The Musical
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
An interdisciplinary team of urban designers, architects, and analysts have proposed a neo-retro-futurist scenario for making downtown Portland nearly car-free by 2050.
Jan 18, 2010   Hugeasscity
Downloading my newest addition to my Kindle library—the digital book service provided by Amazon.com—I remembered the gentle criticism of a planner on a list serve not too long ago. The thread was on sustainability and global warming. I had made the point that market economies were innovative economies, and too much of the planning discussion on sustainability focused on reduced consumption without seriously discussing the ways technology fundamentally changed our choice sets. Opinion
Jan 4, 2010   By Samuel Staley
In Starksboro, Vermont, planners are using storytelling and community art projects to get at the heart of what matters to residents.
Nov 9, 2009   Burlington Free Press
Growth is at a standstill in most western boomtowns, but not in well-planned, thriving South Jordan, UT. An expedited permitting process and good planning are given credit as catalysts for growth.
Nov 5, 2009   Desert News
Photographer Alex MacLean talks about his book <em>OVER: The American Landscape at the Tipping Point.</em>
Oct 29, 2009   Northwest Hub