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20 hours ago
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Dodgers Foundation will renovate an unplayable ballfield into a new Dodgers Dreamfield, which will serve almost 3,500 youth in the surrounding community.
L.A. Downtown News
21 hours ago
How the Joint Ownership Entity NYC is helping its community developer members stay strong during COVID.
Shelterforce Magazine
22 hours ago
COVID-19 is leading an exodus to rural areas, according to this article. The shift could hurt the economies of cities, but it also presents opportunities for younger residents and people looking for a more sustainable lifestyle.
Cities of the Future
23 hours ago
The New Zealand Transport Agency’s new report, "Transport Impacts on Wellbeing and Liveability" provides guidance for transportation planning that achieves fairness, neighborliness, respect, community identity, pride, fitness, and health.
Transport Impacts on Wellbeing and Liveability: Literature Summary
Yesterday
Outdoor dining is going to hang out for a bit.
Eater Seattle
Yesterday
Jose Richard Aviles says community comes first in the planner-community relationship.
American Planning Associarion
Yesterday
"Lessons in New Ruralism" shares 20 case studies of prosperous rural communities from across the United States.
Maine Association of Planners
Yesterday
Angie Schmitt and Charles T. Brown make nine arguments against the criminalization of jaywalking.
Bloomberg CityLab
Yesterday
Jackson Hole, Wyoming is seeing a pandemic bump in real estate prices that mirrors the experience of vacation and tourism towns all over the United States.
Jackson Hole News & Guide
Yesterday
Nine organizations signed a petition to prioritize access to transit during potential post-election protests.
WTTW
Yesterday
A report from the Brookings Institution shows how planners can use new types of anonymized data to inform mobility planning decisions.
Route Fifty
Yesterday
With 520 miles of coastline, New York City is ready to implement the lessons of Hurricane Sandy in the zoning code for the entire city.
NYC Planning
Feature
2 days ago
An excerpt from the new book by Shane Phillips, "The Affordable City," published by Island Press.
Shane Phillips
2 days ago
The National Association of Realtors' recent Community and Transportation Preference Survey shows that many households prefer living in walkable urban neighborhoods, and those that do have a higher quality of life.
2020 Community and Transportation Preference Survey
2 days ago
Andre M. Perry’s "Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities" reveals the web of historical and contemporary socioeconomic barriers that maintain the racial wealth divide.
Shelterforce Magazine
2 days ago
New York City parents are unhappy that fitness enthusiasts are turning to playgrounds for their workouts.
New York Post
2 days ago
It will take a combination of local, provincial, and federal funding, but Vancouver, B.C. recently approved the most ambitious vision anywhere in North America to directly address homelessness and housing affordability challenges.
Globe and Mail
2 days ago
The medical community is sounding the alarm in North Dakota, where hospitals are overwhelmed with COVID patients. With the governor opposed to issuing a statewide mask mandate, physicians are asking local governments and the public for help.
Grand Forks Herald
2 days ago
A tiny house village has been approved for a location in Downtown Omaha. When complete, the new homes will provide stability and shelter for the formerly unhoused.
Omaha World-Herald
2 days ago
There's a new chapter, and maybe an end, for the "Great Subway Map Debate."
Curbed
Blog post
3 days ago
Over the past decade, pedestrian and auto collisions have become more lethal for pedestrians. Could this be caused by carless households moving to pedestrian-hostile places?
Michael Lewyn