Humor

June 28, 2019, 2pm PDT
It only cost him $1,000 to buy the whole train.
Jalopnik
June 14, 2019, 9am PDT
A new satirical essay for McSweeney's provides a template for NIMBY opposition to planning and development, and does not pull any punches in the process.
McSweeney's
May 19, 2019, 5am PDT
Spoilers are coming.
CityLab
May 17, 2019, 8am PDT
We really didn't see this one coming.
The Onion
May 3, 2019, 5am PDT
A satirical take on the "Leaving New York" genre of confessional makes believe Marvel Comics style. No spoilers included here.
McSweeney's
April 27, 2019, 7am PDT
People have found many destructive ways to express their displeasure with electric scooter share, but this is a first.
The Washington Post
April 26, 2019, 2pm PDT
You're allowed to guess.
Gothamist
April 26, 2019, 6am PDT
Satirists at The Onion wrote a totally fake, but also very funny, article about a self-driving car.
The Onion
April 19, 2019, 5am PDT
The Municipalists, a new novel by Seth Fried, will definitely appeal to fiction-reading urban planners.
CityLab
April 18, 2019, 2pm PDT
With cordon pricing coming to Manhattan in 2021, New Jersey motorists who pay up to $15 in bridge or tunnel tolls don't want to have to pay another $10 to $14 to drive into the Central District Business tolling zone, but exemptions come with a price.
The New York Times
April 9, 2019, 8am PDT
The National League of Cities has a new report surveying local tools for addressing the housing affordability crisis. State partnerships are included.
Governing
April 1, 2019, 11am PDT
"Who's the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?"
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2019, 10am PDT
Sometimes the best vacations are the vacations you take right there at your desk while you really should working.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2019, 8am PDT
A Florida man is accused of not realizing an entirely separate process would be required to implement the zoning changes recommended in a recently approved comprehensive plan.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2019, 7am PDT
Everything we thought we knew about Millennials was wrong.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2019, 6am PDT
General Motors recently cancelled development of "Defensive Driving" software in its autonomous vehicle program. The announcement came just days after Ford announced it had cancelled the development of similar "Safe Driving" software.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
March 15, 2019, 5am PDT
It's a video game, or a master course in eschatology.
WTOP
March 7, 2019, 5am PST
A new game called Imaginable Guidelines invites participants to imagine, explore, discuss, and share their vision for the future.
CityLab
March 1, 2019, 5am PST
The satirical news website The Onion must have seen the big news out of New York this week.
The Onion
February 22, 2019, 7am PST
Many of the movies nominated for Oscars this year gain a great deal of thematic and storytelling meaning from their locations.
Brookings