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Cities significantly underprice their roads and parking facilities, forcing local taxpayers to subsidize out-of-town motorists. Municipal officials have an obligation to better manage these valuable public resources.
Todd Litman
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July 22, 2019, 10am PDT
It is conventional wisdom that suburbs are more attractive to families with children than cities. But in fact, the most dense urban cores are gaining children to a greater extent than their suburbs.
Michael Lewyn
Feature
July 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
Architecture critic Paul Goldberger analyzes the evolution of baseball stadiums and celebrates their essential connection to cities in "Ballpark: Baseball in the American City."
Josh Stephens
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July 1, 2019, 5am PDT
A few graphs provide insights into factors that affect the amount of motor vehicle travel in a community, and how driving can be reduced.
Todd Litman
Feature
June 26, 2019, 9am PDT
The Democratic Party will hold a two-day debate event, starting tonight. It's time to brush up on the positions of the leading candidates on policies and politics relate to housing, climate change, and infrastructure.
James Brasuell
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June 24, 2019, 5am PDT
The applications for 3D technology in the field of planning are multiplying and diversifying.
Kayla Matthews
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June 19, 2019, 2pm PDT
After growing in the first half of the decade, some cities might be losing population. Is this because of the pace of immigration has slowed?
Michael Lewyn
Feature
June 17, 2019, 5am PDT
The company that best understands what drives city residents’ decisions is best suited to untangle persistent urban problems.
Lev Kushner
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June 11, 2019, 9am PDT
Erick Guerra of the University of Pennsylvania writes about a recent article he co-authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research
JPER
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June 10, 2019, 11am PDT
These examples illustrate how biased planning favors longer-distance, motorized travel over shorter, active, affordable, energy efficient, less polluting, and healthier travel options, and sprawl over compact infill development. It's time for reform.
Todd Litman
Feature
June 5, 2019, 5am PDT
Planetizen needs your input in creating the definitive list of mobile apps for professional, student, academic, or citizen planners.
Planetizen
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June 4, 2019, 9am PDT
Retrofitting suburbia may be a challenge in a small town with high birth rates.
Michael Lewyn
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June 3, 2019, 8am PDT
Many current planning practices reinforce a cycle of increased automobile use, more automobile-oriented community redevelopment, and reduced mobility options. There are good reasons to break this pattern.
Todd Litman
Feature
May 31, 2019, 8am PDT
New Urbanism was in part born of the criticisms of 20th century planning principles popularized by Jane Jacobs, but Jacobs infamously derided the new school of thought.
Fanis Grammenos
Feature
May 27, 2019, 1pm PDT
An interview with Fort Worth Planning and Development Director Randle Harwood on the planning practices and ideas driving the future of one of the nation's fastest growing cities.
Josh Stephens
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May 23, 2019, 2pm PDT

The U.S. Census released new population and housing units estimates for cities today. Phoenix added more residents between July 2017 and July 2018 than any city in the country.

James Brasuell
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May 20, 2019, 2pm PDT
Government's pro-sprawl and anti-density policies often create problems that justify more of the same.
Michael Lewyn
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May 17, 2019, 5am PDT
Mahbubur Meenar of Rowan University writes about a recent article he co-authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research
JPER
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May 14, 2019, 9am PDT

It's a popularity contest, sure, but it's our popularity contest.

James Brasuell
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May 12, 2019, 1pm PDT
The Urban Nexus is an approach to sustainability that seeks to integrate sectors and silos int he design and development process.
Kayla Matthews
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May 9, 2019, 5am PDT
The implementation of 5G Internet infrastructure raises fundamental questions about how private companies operate in the public realm. Don't expect easy answers.
Kayla Matthews