Suburban Paris plays host to a disturbing trend: no comfortable public spaces for women, especially for women from immigrant and low-income groups.
Nov 12, 2014 Citymetric
A recent protest movement to reuse London’s Parliament Square as a space for political discourse has been met with oppressive policing.
Oct 29, 2014 Guardian
Faced with the prospect of states seizing control of federal lands to potentially sell to private owners, a resident of New Mexico argues against "the land grab out west."
Oct 28, 2014 The New York Times
Hoping to combat the city's dismal rankings in obesity, public and private partners launched the RiverFit pop-up fitness park along the Mississippi River in September.
Oct 8, 2014 The Trust for Public Land - City Parks Blog
A new cross-disciplinary report cites 32 case studies to offer practical solutions for integrating trees into civic spaces and surface car parks.
Oct 2, 2014 Trees in Hard Landscapes: A Guide for Delivery
A recent security breach at the White House is prompting calls from the Secret Service for more security measures in the vicinity of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. According to a recent editorial, such measures would go to far in restricting access.
Sep 30, 2014 The Washington Post
Vinod Khosla, the California billionaire who made news earlier this year for blocking access to a public beach, had his day in court.
Sep 26, 2014 San Francisco Chronicle
The second in a series profiling grassroots activism to increase biking among the diverse populations of Los Angeles County. In this installment, Planetizen spoke with Robert Gard, director of communications for CicLAvia.
Sep 25, 2014 By
Laura Bliss provides a summary of the controversy surrounding plans to bring the "Slide the City" event to Temple Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles.
Sep 22, 2014 CityLab
San Francisco Chronicle Architecture Critic John King reviews, and celebrates, the recent string of small projects that reclaim public space in the city, calling them "modest works of true ambition."
Sep 11, 2014 San Francisco Chronicle