Humor

August 12, 2016, 5am PDT
The satirical site The Onion took a break from a busy week lampooning the Olympics to sets its sights on the tiny house movement.
The Onion
August 11, 2016, 2pm PDT
Beware uncritical exuberance, especially the viral kind.
Popular Mechanics
July 29, 2016, 5am PDT
Biking is very rock and roll. Portland just turned up the volume.
Bike Portland
July 20, 2016, 11am PDT
What would Richard Neutra do with a third arm? UC Berkeley researchers once asked him that and more, for science.
99% Invisible
July 15, 2016, 7am PDT
Is Yogi the Bear in the market for a commercial property?
Houston Chronicle
June 24, 2016, 9am PDT
Ok, some are going to catch the train, too. You just never know when it's your lucky day.
Gothamist
June 17, 2016, 6am PDT
The Onion is back to satirizing the built environment, this time with a kind of philosophy of despair.
The Onion
June 11, 2016, 5am PDT
A new report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration documents the increasing frequency of nuisance floods and "clear-sky flooding."
USA Today
June 3, 2016, 5am PDT
Pop quiz: Can you recognize a major city based on an outline map?
The Guardian
May 31, 2016, 9am PDT
Resilience, as such, isn't a problem. But Alex Beam takes issue with the current flood of resilience-related jargon. Can you blame him?
The Boston Globe
May 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Samantha Bee has seen the misogynistic conduct of NBA fans in Seattle after the City Council decided not approve a plan to build a new NBA arena in the city's SoDo neighborhood.
Crosscut
May 15, 2016, 5am PDT
Imagine if the federal government treated road safety as seriously as it does transit safety.
City Observatory
May 13, 2016, 5am PDT
Vox imagines a world in which cows stage a military coup.
Vox
May 11, 2016, 9am PDT
Seattle celebrates a transit project with public art that plays to the city’s strength: rain.
CityLab
May 6, 2016, 5am PDT
What was once a "pipe dream" will soon be reality.
The Wall Street Journal
April 15, 2016, 5am PDT
If you've been waiting for a nice crossover of the Star Wars universe and the planning and urban design universe, here it is.
Gizmodo
April 9, 2016, 5am PDT
It wasn't the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that named the new subway line for the Texas senator, but one of the city's major tabloids showed its 'only in New York City' creative flair for attention-grabbing headlines.
Daily News
April 8, 2016, 5am PDT
A pair of very different stories offers insight into the urban lives of animals.
Blue Dot Magazine
April 1, 2016, 2pm PDT
There are only 30 NFL teams in the country—and many of those still have stadiums within the 15-year window of obsolescence for stadium facilities.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Planetizen managing editor answers questions about some of the post consistently befuddling grammar questions that arise when writing and talking about planning.
Planetizen April 1st Edition