Public Policy

The 'Vision Zero' movement to eliminate pedestrian deaths is fantastic. It is helping cities around the world create better, safer streets. The name and its embrace of absolutes dooms cities to failure.
Nov 3, 2015   California Planning & Development Report
A proposal to cut transportation funding by chairman of the House transportation committee John Mica (R-Fla.) received wide criticism from the Democrat counterpart.
Jul 8, 2011   The Washington Post
The legacy of Los Angeles murals has all but left the city, buried under sign ordinances, billboard policy and tagging. Tanner Blackman in the Dept. of City Planning Code Studies Section is working to free up the knot of regulation.
Jul 7, 2011   KCET
Failing to attract buyers even with deep discounts, developers are starting to bail out on Plan for Transformation, an ambitious program that seeks to replace moribund public housing projects with mixed-income housing.
Jun 20, 2011   Chicago Tribune
A Yale University survey yielded a surprising result: climate change policy is becoming less polarizing among Americans of different political affiliations.
Jun 17, 2011   D.C. Streesblog
A variety of controversial planning policies and high-profile development projects in Melbourne have led to widespread resident frustration, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. Could planning issues change the city's larger political equation?
Oct 13, 2010   The Sydney Morning Herald
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy spent two years looking at smart growth policies in a number of states to see how well they've achieved their goals. Gregory K. Ingram, President of the Institute, explains the results. Exclusive
Jun 8, 2009  By Gregory K. Ingram
<p>MI5 has requested that planners and architects keep some details of building designs top secret as part of the fight against terrorism.</p>
Jun 13, 2008   The Architect's Journal
In spite of my sense that we are heading pell mell into the gloom of global warming, catastrophic conflict and hopeless mediocrity, I've noticed a hopeful trend. Blog Post
Mar 22, 2007   By Barbara Knecht