Humor

April 1, 2015, 2pm PDT
The politicking and positioning over who will control the destiny of the land and infrastructure of the country never ends. It's like a dance. Or a tournament.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 1pm PDT
A new study from the Rational Assumptions think tank provides a completely unsurprising prognostication regarding the future of the oil market.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 12pm PDT
Tesla has revealed the specs on the Tesla-P, a new model that will be sure to excite the public realm-conscious urbanite.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 11am PDT
Last night's edition of the Family Feud gave starchitects a pop culture moment.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 10am PDT
Coming soon to theaters near you: Academy Award Winner Matthew McConaughey portrays an upstart urban planner who learns to throw away the old code and embrace uncertainty.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 9am PDT
Microsoft announced a big update to the Word spell check dictionary today to include the constantly evolving and often incomprehensible language of planning.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 8am PDT
You know them when you see them—they're the ones ready to suck the winds out of your sails and set you back at least a month, but probably more, of good work and high morale.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 6am PDT
Test your knowledge of discretionary infrastructure funding mechanisms and one of golf's most famous figures with this pop quiz.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
April 1, 2015, 5am PDT
With the Bertha tunneling-boring machine stuck in the mud under Seattle for more than a year, officials turned to a politician known for his ability to stop transportation in its tracks.
Planetizen April 1st Edition
March 27, 2015, 10am PDT
You are surrounded by parking lots and pavement so vast you can see the curvature of the Earth.
Better Cities & Towns
March 17, 2015, 5am PDT
Pop quiz hotshot: Think you can tell the difference between a roadway interchange and a Celtic Knot?
Community Builders
March 13, 2015, 5am PDT
Clickhole, the Buzzfeed-style spinoff of The Onion, has produced a listicle of what the New York Subway line you're riding says about your personality. Prepare to learn nothing and laugh a little.
Clickhole
March 6, 2015, 5am PST
The news satire show "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" gave comic treatment to the country's ever-present, much-neglected infrastructure crisis. It's hilarious and scary. At the same time!
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
February 27, 2015, 5am PST
A community user of Buzzfeed has clearly had it up to here with the daily frustrations of using transit on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
BuzzFeed
February 20, 2015, 6am PST
It's too bad there isn't a map that can lead us to the place where all the fact-checkers have gone.
Vox
February 13, 2015, 5am PST
Cities vie for all sorts of distinctions: greenest; friendliest; wealthiest; most innovative. Portland, Maine, is just tickled to bits about topping the "Top-10 Coziest Cities in America." Added bonus: it beat out its regional arch-rival Boston.
Boston.com
February 6, 2015, 6am PST
Movoto has produced a pair of rankings: "The 10 Nerdiest Cities in America" and "The 10 Nerdiest Small Cities in America." According to the lists, there must be something in the water in Georgia.
Movoto Blog
January 27, 2015, 1pm PST
And an update from Codes Study about the 600 places that really are upping their game with form-based codes.
PlaceShakers
January 23, 2015, 6am PST
A Saturday Night Live skit satirizes the change that has come to Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Salon
January 16, 2015, 5am PST
The Onion is back with its unique brand of hard-hitting satire on the conditions of American life. This time the joke is on Americans celebrating low prices at the pump.
The Onion