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Blog post
January 3, 2019, 8am PST
Some thoughts on what we might have learned in 2018 and what it might mean going forward.
Steven Polzin
Blog post
December 31, 2018, 5am PST
Electric scooter rentals will never be new again.
James Brasuell
December 28, 2018, 11am PST
Worldwide, natural disasters cost $155 billion in 2018, according to an insurance industry report.
The Washington Post
December 28, 2018, 9am PST
Curbed stays true to form with an annual review of the year in architecture.
December 28, 2018, 5am PST
A dispatch from the golden era of planning memes.
Planning Peeps
December 27, 2018, 7am PST
Streetsblog USA is crowdsourcing feedback for its annual Streetsies awards for the nest and worst in transportation news.
Streetsblog USA
December 27, 2018, 5am PST
We crunched the numbers on all the features, blog posts, and news articles we published in 2018 to figure out which made the biggest splash with readers.
James Brasuell
December 25, 2018, 7am PST
William H. Frey reveals the most important takeaways from the recent population data released by the U.S. Census, and recommends the country focus on caring for an aging population and leveraging immigration for economic growth.
December 23, 2018, 5am PST
A new federal report finds a few reasons for optimism in a nationwide homeless count, but the numbers of homeless in the United States have grown for the second year in a row.
The New York Times
December 21, 2018, 10am PST
The sober view of self-driving cars doesn't allow much optimism.
December 20, 2018, 9am PST
The Guardian's list of architecture's best in 2018.
The Guardian
December 19, 2018, 7am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the most useful and innovative websites by and for planners (and every person interested in planning).
James Brasuell and Chris Steins
December 13, 2018, 5am PST
The 2018 edition of an annual playlist of songs about places by critically acclaimed and popular bands.
James Brasuell
November 26, 2018, 2pm PST
Planetizen's annual list of top books covers subjects in all varieties of planning: urban planning, community planning, environmental planning, and more.
Josh Stephens, James Brasuell
January 31, 2018, 7am PST
Referencing three major themes can help make sense of urban planning news throughout 2018.
James Brasuell
January 14, 2018, 7am PST
Curbed has produced a list of ten megaprojects that will reshape U.S. cities this year.