December 18, 2015, 5am PST
The results of a year's worth of writing, reading, sharing, and commenting are in. These are the most popular Planetizen posts from the year 2015.
December 14, 2015, 5am PST
Elizabeth Vaughan, the lead character in the Broadway musical 'If/Then' may be the most famous urban planner in the United States, thanks to the star power of Idina Menzel and a surprisingly accurate portrayal of the planning field.
California Planning & Development Report
December 11, 2015, 2pm PST
Have you ever wanted to make the trains run on time? Or maybe just make the trains run at all? We have just the thing for you.
December 11, 2015, 5am PST
Not recommended reading for those currently operating a motor vehicle.
December 9, 2015, 8am PST
Some people like to leave their work at the office. But maybe you're the kind of planner who likes to turn the largest challenges of the profession into a game to be enjoyed in your free time.
December 4, 2015, 6am PST
The City of Ottawa (Canada) has produced an animated video to engage the public as it goes about reviewing its minimum parking standards, some of which date back to the 1960s.
December 2, 2015, 7am PST
I've gathered some of the best here, field tested by my boys who have grown up a little since I last made a list like this in 2010, to help you with your holiday shopping list.
November 27, 2015, 5am PST
The more project proposals change, the more the opposition stays the same—right?
November 26, 2015, 5am PST
Don't worry; we're not mentioning belts to make you feel too guilty to enjoy today's meal.
November 20, 2015, 5am PST
Nielsen Scarborough released new market data this week that revealed the cities with the highest percentage of single women who live along with at least one cat.
November 17, 2015, 8am PST
A unique landmark has been eradicated, at least temporarily. The Gum Wall located in Post Alley of the Seattle Pike Place Market, has been stripped of its sticky essence.
November 6, 2015, 7am PST
A retailer in Liverpool has installed a new 'fast track' pedestrian lane outside its store to separate the slow from the hurried.
November 6, 2015, 5am PST
Gentrification has been described as the end of the world before. But not like this.
October 31, 2015, 9am PDT
Depending on your opinion, hoverboards are some combination of expensive, annoying, or futuristically cool. Maybe these costume ideas will help you sort out your feelings on the matter?
October 31, 2015, 7am PDT
The editors at CityLab got creative in conjuring up some urbanism-themed costume ideas. They'll even help you decide which works for you.
October 30, 2015, 7am PDT
The online customer review platform Yelp and the New York public transit system: A match made in heaven?
October 23, 2015, 2pm PDT
Take everything you know about the design and planning of Silicon Valley's corporate offices—but replace tech with pancakes.
October 21, 2015, 12pm PDT
Reflection on the education provided by the irreverent game called Cards Against Urbanity has led the game's creators to create a new, less snarky version of the game.
October 9, 2015, 6am PDT
Did you know there's a place called Point No Point, in Hansville, Washington? It's quite pretty, actually, but is that reason enough to go there?
October 9, 2015, 5am PDT
The most shocking thing about the recent episode of South Park, "The City Part of Town," was that it took Cartman and company so long to poke fun at the effects of gentrification.