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
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
Lastmonth's blog outlined how to find books recommended by many planners-important,classic, or accessible. Opinion
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<p>William Fulton reflects on the lasting impact of L.A. developer Robert Maguire III on the city.</p>
Jun 4, 2008 The Los Angeles Times
<p>Dimitri Roussopoulos of Urban Ecology and Capital Councillor Clive Doucet make the case that city planning in Ottawa ignores the smart growth plan in place, is driven by economics, and is not in the best interest of communities.</p>
Jun 2, 2008 The Ottawa Citizen