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The city of Cupertino rezoned a controversial development site in case a judge tosses the developer's current plan for the site. Now the developer is suing, accusing the city of an illegal taking.
The Mercury News
February 19, 2020, 11am PST
Additional disincentives for driving (i.e., congestion pricing and new parking fees) are on the mayor's agenda in San Francisco.
SFGate
February 19, 2020, 10am PST
SB 50 was often viewed as an attack on wealthy, single-family homeowners, but housing justice advocates also had issues with the legislation.
Curbed
Feature
February 19, 2020, 9am PST
A case of mistaken identity has embroiled California in election controversy, as claims of bias and misinformation swirl around Prop 13 (2020), Prop 13 (1978), and an anticipated "split roll" initiative.
James Brasuell
February 19, 2020, 8am PST
Los Angeles may follow in San Francisco’s footsteps by banning cars along a stretch of a downtown thoroughfare.
Curbed Los Angeles
February 19, 2020, 7am PST
Traffic safety initiatives must recognise that all vehicle travel imposes risks, and traffic reduction policies increase safety in addition to other benefits.
Action Vision Zero
February 19, 2020, 6am PST
In Manhattan, a contentious debate has been brewing over on-street parking and how that space could be used for something other than storing cars.
Gothamist
February 19, 2020, 5am PST
Using a wagon filled with phones, an artist in Berlin demonstrated the disconnect between data and the real world.
Vice
February 18, 2020, 12pm PST
Littleton, Colorado, home to a population growing beyond 40,000, wants a break from multi-family developments.
Littleton Independent
February 18, 2020, 11am PST
A former housing and urban development secretary and a professor of sociology oppose the Trump administration's proposed changes to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule.
The New York Times
February 18, 2020, 10am PST
The program would allow transit agencies throughout the state to eliminate or reduce fares.
Greater Greater Washington
February 18, 2020, 9am PST
Here's your "tl;dr" treatment of the "Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2020" article published by Planetizen earlier this year.
Planetizen Courses on YouTube
February 18, 2020, 8am PST
Some of the opinions of Michael Bloomberg, billionaire candidate for president, haven't aged well since his time as the mayor of New York City.
CityLab
February 18, 2020, 7am PST
Outgoing San Francisco Planning Director John Rahaim announced his departure in September. Rich Hillis will be the next to have the job.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 18, 2020, 6am PST
The 186-page "Resilient Houston" document was released to the public in the nation's fourth largest city, which is facing numerous environmental stresses.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge
February 18, 2020, 5am PST
Several recent studies add fuel to the fire of whether market-rate housing helps affordability or drives low-income people from their neighborhoods.
The New York Times
February 17, 2020, 11am PST
A plan for the riverfront property would bring thousands of housing units to the historically industrial area.
Chicago Tribune
February 17, 2020, 9am PST
Los Angeles and Uber bike-share subsidiary Jump are in a protracted legal battle over the city's data sharing requirements.
Los Angeles Times
February 17, 2020, 7am PST
The New Carrollton transit station will add Purple Line light rail to its multi-modal mix; planners at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) hope to leverage the new transit for new land use and development around the station.
The Washington Post
February 17, 2020, 5am PST
A new report by Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan economic think tank, claims that Miami is the most vulnerable coastal city in the world.
Scientific American
February 16, 2020, 11am PST
Dockless bikes offer the unexpected and help users navigate and understand the urban environment in new and different ways.
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