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The East Bay Regional Park District is planning to daylight Alder Creek in the Oakland Hills. Native fish and other species will benefit.
Bay Area Monitor
November 26, 2019, 12pm PST
Brookings has collected a year of data on an experiment it calls "transformative placemaking," with case studies from up and down the East Coast.
Brookings
November 22, 2019, 1pm PST
Amber Richane, Project Manager for the city of Santa Monica's new City Services Building, on the city's commitment to building the world's most sustainable public building.
The Planning Report
November 21, 2019, 6am PST
A closer marriage between planning and landscape architecture would mean strong connections between the processes of policy making and place making.
ASLA The Dirt
November 18, 2019, 9am PST
A famous local architect has been tapped to rethink the Rose Bowl's expansive property in Pasadena.
Urbanize LA
November 13, 2019, 12pm PST
In the northwest part of San Francisco, a new park will link the Presidio to the popular Crissy Field.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 24, 2019, 2pm PDT
The "8 Principles of Sidewalks" guide has been translated from Portuguese to English and is available to download.
TheCityFix
October 24, 2019, 11am PDT
The $225 million Park at Penn's Landing is expected to compete transform the city of Philadelphia's relationship with its waterfront.
WHYY
October 22, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Giants announced two massive development proposals in recent weeks, and the Warriors are opening a new arena to regular season games later this week.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 21, 2019, 10am PDT
The first of four new parks opening in Dallas in the next few years opened earlier this month—Pacific Plaza park.
The Dallas Morning News
October 21, 2019, 6am PDT
The Parks Without Borders program in New York City is intended to open parks to the rest of the public realm, but some local activists like their parks just how they are.
City & State New York
October 21, 2019, 5am PDT
New research finds that different types of parks correlate with different gentrification effects, adding to the complexity of urban change.
CityLab
October 8, 2019, 7am PDT
The American Planning Association has announced four neighborhoods, six public spaces, and three streets as 2019 Great Places in America honorees. Nominations for the people's Choice category are still open.
Curbed
October 1, 2019, 11am PDT
Desperate times. Desperate measures.
The San Francisco Examiner
October 1, 2019, 8am PDT
Streets LA General Manager Adel Hagekhalil lays out his priorities and plans for transforming Los Angeles into a system of world-class streets.
The Planning Report
October 1, 2019, 5am PDT
Pedestrian malls, a common urban design goal of the 1960s and 1970s have so fallen out of fashion that failed examples from history are cited as boogeyman like "bridges to nowhere" and "big digs."
Curbed
September 30, 2019, 9am PDT
A massive effort to restore the Los Angeles River to more public access and open space amentias continues to raise the specter of gentrification in neighborhoods already feeling the pressure of the housing market.
Los Angeles Times
September 25, 2019, 7am PDT
As the High Line turns ten, a debate about the costs and benefits of urban revitalization continues.
Architect
September 24, 2019, 5am PDT
New universal design guidelines go a step beyond complete streets.
Curbed
September 23, 2019, 12pm PDT
A new study from Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation surveys the obstacles and challenges making it more difficult to build car-free public spaces, like plazas and parklets, in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer