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Gensler, along with partners in China, is exploring ways to implement 3D printing technology. It's time for planners to start letting their imaginations run wild with possibilities.
Yesterday   Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
As the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) quickly approaches the May target for the launch of ParkDC, Greater Greater Washington takes a closer look at what the performance parking program will entail.
Apr 15, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
Over the next two years, Boston will replace its old parking meters with new ones connected to the internet. With this groundwork in place, pay-by-phone parking is the next step.
Apr 14, 2015   BetaBoston
From the years roughly spanning the invention of the automobile to the invention of the smartphone, every driver in Los Angeles traveled with a Thomas Bros. map book. Those days are gone, but nostalgia for physical maps remains.
Apr 13, 2015   New York Times Magazine
It should come as no surprise that Eduardo Porter, who writes the Economic Scene column for The New York Times, is not enamoured by technological silver bullets like desalination as ways for California to survive it's four-year plus drought.
Apr 9, 2015   The New York Times - Economy
Blog Post
Technology is changing the way we plan. Members of the public are interacting with technology in different ways, routinely using our mobile devices to communicate all kinds of information. Blog Post
Apr 3, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Qualcomm and Arup recently published a report on their vision for the future of connected cities. We spoke to Chris Luebkeman, Arup Fellow and Global Director of Foresight, Research and Innovation, and Qualcomm's Kiva Allgood to learn more.
Mar 31, 2015   Arup Connect
The "Cities: Skylines" city-building simulation game enters the scene long dominated by SimCity.
Mar 30, 2015   Greater Greater Washington
Live in the Marina District and work downtown or SoMA? You now have more transit choices thanks to two new startups, Chariot and Leap. Think of the two private shuttle services as Google buses for the public, except they are not quite so large.
Mar 28, 2015   Ars Technica
Blog Post
As planners, we are regularly use mobile apps and are increasingly engaging with mobile tools, as noted in the annual app update. Blog Post
Mar 28, 2015   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Ok maybe not everything, everything—but the recognizable tropes of subway maps do make it easier to explain everything from the development of cities to musical styles to interstellar scale.
Mar 27, 2015   Vox