Updated for Fall 2010, Planetizen's picks for the best news and observations about urban planning, design and development available on Twitter. Check out the new section of high-speed rail links, and visit our sister site www.hsrnews.com. Exclusive
Jan 13, 2010 By
Mary Newsom recently argued that social networking tools like Facebook and Twitter don't create a "third place". But what if the network is hyperlocal, like within a skyscraper? STACKD is a new site that does just that.
Sep 29, 2009 Urban Omnibus
Solar-powered trash compactors, while not cheap, pay for themselves relatively quickly. With state and city budgets more liquid thanks to stimulus money, municipalities are snapping them up.
Sep 11, 2009 Slate.com
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6PM-9PM@La Brea/Pico Billboard Eco Art - 4829
Jul 15, 2009 By
The City of Santee is using Twitter and Facebook to protest a planned prison expansion on nearby county land.
Jun 9, 2009 San Diego Union-Tribune
Will the red-hot microblogging platform Twitter change the way we live in our cities, how we call for help in an emergency, or even help rally a group to topple the city's government? Or is it a frivolous technology that simply atomizes our thoughts and relationships into 140-character bits?
Apr 8, 2009 By
Usually planners get involved in the allocation and details of creating both public and private spaces for groups of people engaged in a wide range of variety of activities.
Jan 24, 2009 By
What can we as planners learn from president-elect Barak Obama's use of technology? Blog Post
Jan 19, 2009 By
Here in New York City, there is an incredibly popular burger stand in Madison Square Park called The Shake Shack. It's one of the touchpoints for Silicon Alley, and a great meet-up spot. The problem is that its usually insanely crowded, with an hour-long line stretching well across the park. Blog Post
Oct 28, 2008 By