Humor

July 13, 2018, 5am PDT
The transit map is useful, but doesn't always capture the scale of the engineering feat that produced the world's subways systems.
CityLab
June 22, 2018, 5am PDT
This is another one of those "funny" articles, in that it's satire about a tragic state of affairs.
The Beaverton
June 15, 2018, 7am PDT
Call it wildlife gone urban.
MPR News
June 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Spend your free time dealing with the frustrations of your commute, but in video game form.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 25, 2018, 5am PDT
This one is for the people watchers.
NorthJersey
May 22, 2018, 1pm PDT
The tiniest house anyone has ever seen.
Science Daily
May 18, 2018, 9am PDT
This version is called 'The Best of All Possible Plans.'
Twitter
May 11, 2018, 5am PDT
A satirical post for McSweeney's about the typical approach to the country's growing number of homeless brought to mind a famous song by Meat Loaf.
McSweeney's
April 20, 2018, 11am PDT
The folks over at City Observatory brew up a "Cappuccino Congestion Index" to show that anything can be shown to cost Americans vast sums of money.
City Observatory
April 20, 2018, 5am PDT
What does the flavor of your drink say about the flavor of your urbanism?
The Market Urbanism Report
April 19, 2018, 5am PDT
They heard you like transit, so they put transit in your memes. (If you don't know what that means, read on.)
Chicago Magazine
April 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
The perennial debate is renewed, and potentially resolved: Which city's metro system has the best transit map?
Greater Greater Washington
April 6, 2018, 5am PDT
It's a big little deal. Or is it a little big deal?
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Blog post
April 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Those of us who cherish cities have much to be grateful for (at least in some cities).
Michael Lewyn
April 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
The centerpiece of the Trump Administration's draft budget outline for 2020 is the creation of a new Cabinet-level department tasked with solving the nation's planning and infrastructure challenges.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2018, 11am PDT
The pundits got it wrong.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2018, 9am PDT
Facebook has announced plans for a new kind of city, which will begin as a new digital layer over reality in Menlo Park, California before quickly spread over everything.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2018, 7am PDT
At a press event and photo op to reveal his newly renovated office, Secretary Ben Carson showed off his recently acquired knowledge of planning history.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2018, 5am PDT
The "Unity of the Transit Trinity" has been achieved.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
March 23, 2018, 11am PDT
It's a sad day. Portlandia will no longer skewer the idiosyncrasies of enlightened urban lifestyles.
The Oregonian