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Reuben is a Land Use Planner at Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden in Los Angeles, where he works on development projects in Southern California. He received his BA from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Urban & Regional Planning from UCLA.
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Why Foreign Money is Irrelevant to Increasing Density

While concern over foreign investment in the local real estate market is perfectly valid, the concern is irrelevant to the reasons and need to increase density and the supply of housing.

Transit, Density, and Congestion

The most transit-oriented metro areas often have lower levels of traffic congestion than one might expect based on their size.

The Least Popular Posts of 2014

Through the first six months of 2014, some Planetizen posts proved less than enticing to our readers. Instead of dwelling on that distinction as ignominious, let's consider how these neglected few might provide insight into the planning discussion.

What Makes a 'Farmers' Market?'

What constitutes a farmers' market, rather than an outdoor or public market?

Land Use Planning Crucial for Mitigating Pipeline Hazards

Open Access to Anna Osland's Article, "Using Planning to Mitigate Hazards from Hazardous Liquid and Natural Gas Transmission Pipelines." Link here: http://goo.gl/bDYGJg. Osland finds land use planning is overlooked in N.C. pipeline networks.

Affordable, Mid-Term, Housing for All

A proposal to limit the amount of time low-income families can live in affordable housing.

Olmsted Redux

Adrian Benepe was recently announced as the recipient of the 2014 Olmsted Medal. Like it or not, the well-deserved and appropriate recognition is one more in the seemingly endless list of honors for the transformation of New York's urban parks.

Parks for Pedestrians: No Easy Matter

A heavily wooded park requires investments in maps and trails to be truly pedestrian-friendly.

Planning Education: Made in China?

A high school field trip in China that is hard to imagine in the United States.

A 'Mottainai' Neighborhood: Little Tokyo Embodies the EcoDistrict Model

Little Tokyo in Los Angeles was selected to be part of the EcoDistrict Target City program. Global Green is excited to be part of this collaborative effort to promote neighborhood scale sustainability and further the concept of "Mottainai."

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