Urban Planning

Los Angeles Deputy Mayor for Budget and Innovation Rick Cole shares his views on the critical ingredients necessary for the city to improve its thoroughfares at a Urban Land Institute-Los Angeles’ panel discussion titled "Can LA’s Streets Be Great?"
Mar 16, 2014   The Planning Report
A new study identifies innovative approaches to efficiently manage San Francisco's curbside parking supply, particularly in neighborhoods.
Jul 27, 2009   San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Next week, the Greater Amman Municipality will host activities of the 2nd US-Arab Forum, which will last from June 22 to June 24.
Jun 17, 2009   Jordan Times
Urban planning is falling into obsolescence, according to this piece, but employing old bottom-up techniques that value input from a variety of sources will make it relevant again.
Apr 30, 2009   re:place Magazine
On a recent business trip to Australia, I had the opportunity to visit with an interesting group of social planners called The Hornery Institute. Opinion
Apr 5, 2009   By Rick Abelson
The question is whether the burrowing machines can outrace China’s growing love affair with the automobile.
Mar 27, 2009   The New York Times
I am enjoying the last day of my Independent Activities Period (IAP) – the period after winter break in which all students at MIT can take one of many non-credit or for-credit course offerings at MIT, set up a winter externship, or just do nothing.  This amounts to six weeks of bliss! Opinion
Feb 1, 2009   By Tamika Camille Gauvin
When Chris Steins approached me with his idea to write a kids book about urban planning, I was a little skeptical. We had gotten a hold of a book from 1952 called Neighbor flap foot. The City Planning Frog, by Bill Ewald, Jr. Opinion
Dec 15, 2008   By Tim Halbur
In allowing places to be designed for cars before people, city planners are primarily to blame for creating an "autocentric" America, according to this article.
Oct 29, 2008   The San Francisco Chronicle
The authors of one study assert that vibrant cities can't be engineered by the application of "nuanced criteria"; however, this has very much become the paradigm of urban planning.
Oct 15, 2008   Toronto Star
One of the most interesting things that I have learned in school thus far is the history of the urban renewal program.  As a budding urban planner, I have often used the term "urban renewal" interchangeably with "urban revitalization" to describe the process of neighborhood imp Opinion
Oct 13, 2008   By Tamika Camille Gauvin