Public Access

The approval process is revealing more details about a garden bridge designed by Thomas Heatherwick in London—what has emerged is less a park than a tourist attraction.
3 days ago   The Guardian
The California Coastal Commission has a powerful new tool to go after homeowners who block access to the state's beaches—the CC can now fine such scofflaws instead of taking them to court.
Jun 26, 2014   KTLA5
The article discusses the issue of lack of 'true' public spaces in Indian cities through the case of Gurgaon, a fast growing suburb of New Delhi.
Jun 20, 2014   ASISEEIT
Self-described "civic hacking veteran" Mark Headd has joined Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter's administration as the city's first "chief data officer," with the mission of "improving public access to information the city collects."
Sep 9, 2012   The Philadelphia Inquirer
A ruling this week by the California Coastal Commission will allow a dozen new picnic areas and up to five new trailheads, in addition to camping areas for 280 people and new access to the Coastal Slope Trail. The camping will be the first in Malibu.
Oct 15, 2010   The Planning Report