Originally intended to encourage Western Development, the 1872 Mining Act, has become a lucrative giveaway to Corporate Interests.
"Last month federal and state regulators granted a permit for a giant silver and copper mine that would burrow a length of three miles under a federal wilderness area, 900 feet below the snowy ridges and the lodgepole pine. The result would be one of the largest underground mines in North America and make this the first time the government had permitted large-scale mining beneath a wilderness area."
Thanks to Claudia Lima
Phase 1 Revealed for $20 Billion Chicago Megaproject
Plans for One Central, a proposed megadevelopment that would add 22.3 million square feet of buildings to the city of Chicago, are taking shape.
Boston Introduces 'Maximum Parking Ratios' for Large Buildings
Large buildings with uses of all kinds will be subject to Boston's new "Maximum Parking Ratios."
Survey: What Mobile Apps Are Most Useful for Planning in 2021?
Planetizen is requesting your input in creating the definitive list of mobile apps for professional, student, academic, or citizen planners—updated for a planning profession forever altered by the Covid-19 pandemic.
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
Rowan University's Department of Geography, Planning, & Sustainability
City Of Oakland
Hillsborough County Public Schools
City of Raleigh
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.