Resilient communities build on local strengths to anticipate change, reduce the impact of major events, and come back from a blow stronger than ever. Here are seven ideas from cities and towns working to boost local resilience.
Jan 15, 2015 CommunityMatters
An article by Woodbury University Professor Anthony Fontenot examines the effects of a history of opposition to planning as a centralized arm of the state, and proposes a way forward.
Jan 13, 2015 Places Journal
The atlantalarry blog shares news of a study in the Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence journal that used gelocalized tweets to map out nightlife areas in Madrid, London, and Manhattan.
Jan 12, 2015 atlantalarry
The city of London has completed a long and remarkable comeback to the population level set as its standard back in 1939.
Jan 7, 2015 Citymetric
Oliver Wainwright pens a wishlist of urban policies for 2015—the list focuses on issues of housing and development.
Dec 30, 2014 Guardian Cities
The Prince of Wales took to the pages of The Architectural Review to share his vision for the future of architecture and planning.
Dec 26, 2014 Dezeen
The non-partisan Eno Center for Transportation has had it with futile attempts to raise the federal gas tax and the never-ending transfers (bailouts?) from the federal general fund to keep roads and transit funded. "Pay as you go" no longer works.
Dec 20, 2014 Logistics Management
The Economist has published a pair of feature articles examining the growth of suburbs around the world in the hopes of avoiding the mistakes of the West.
Dec 11, 2014 The Economist
An article by Ben Campkin, Marina Mogilevich, and Rebecca Ross examines how images shape ideas about cities—from "John Snow’s Cholera map to Le Corbusier's plan for a contemporary city and Moose's 'clean graffiti.'"
Dec 3, 2014 Guardian Cities
Sarah Goodyear shares insight into a book by Carlton Reid titled "Roads Were Not Built for Cars," which details the secret history of the bicyclists that helped launch the fledgling automobile industry in the late 19th century.
Dec 2, 2014 CityLab