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2020 Presidential Election

November 20, 2020, 5am PST
Four Seasons Total Landscaping. Was that not clear?
The Oregonian
Feature
November 4, 2020, 12pm PST
Thinking beyond the presidency: Here's an Election Day 2020 roundup of election issues related to planning, urban design, and the built and natural environments.
James Brasuell
November 3, 2020, 7am PST
The Biden and Trump campaigns are from different worlds on housing policy, according to this analysis.
CityLimits
November 3, 2020, 6am PST
Both the presidential election and numerous state and local ballot measures will determine the future of environmental policy in the United States.
High Country News
October 22, 2020, 7am PDT
Nine organizations signed a petition to prioritize access to transit during potential post-election protests.
WTTW
October 1, 2020, 12pm PDT
Trump has been repeatedly criticized for misunderstanding the suburbs, but former Vice President Jose Biden's take on the subject during the debate also missed the mark.
Bloomberg CityLab
July 19, 2020, 11am PDT
Biden is amping up his campaign promises to leverage the federal government in the fight to reduce greenhouse emissions in the U.S. economy.
Grist
Feature
July 13, 2020, 12pm PDT
The Villages is one of the strangest, and most significant, planning and development stories in recent memory—with surprisingly regular relevance in the media and numerous intersections to politics and culture.
James Brasuell
April 27, 2020, 6am PDT
Democratic presidential candidates made the housing crisis part of their platforms. What might a President Biden do to ease the shortage?
Shelterforce Magazine
September 5, 2019, 6am PDT
Critics of the earliest Democratic candidate debates have noted a conspicuous lack of substantive and concentrated discussion on one of the great existential threats of the era: climate change. Neglect of the subject could change soon.
Curbed
August 29, 2019, 7am PDT
Car dependence will have to end for the most ambitious climate plans put forward by Democratic candidates for president to have the desired effect.
Curbed
August 6, 2019, 1pm PDT
An opportunity missed in Detroit.
Detroit Free Press
July 25, 2019, 12pm PDT
Residential zoning has long been considered a local issue, but some presidential candidates have started weighing in on zoning and housing. Journalists, pundits, and researchers have plenty of complexity to examine as the debate changes venue.
KCRW