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April Fool's Day

April 1, 2019, 11am PDT
"Who's the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?"
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April 1, 2019, 10am PDT
Sometimes the best vacations are the vacations you take right there at your desk while you really should working.
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April 1, 2019, 9am PDT
Pundits agree that planners need to prepare for self-driving cars. Self-driving cars still need to prepare for planners.
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April 1, 2019, 8am PDT
A Florida man is accused of not realizing an entirely separate process would be required to implement the zoning changes recommended in a recently approved comprehensive plan.
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April 1, 2019, 7am PDT
Everything we thought we knew about Millennials was wrong.
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April 1, 2019, 6am PDT
General Motors recently cancelled development of "Defensive Driving" software in its autonomous vehicle program. The announcement came just days after Ford announced it had cancelled the development of similar "Safe Driving" software.
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April 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
The centerpiece of the Trump Administration's draft budget outline for 2020 is the creation of a new Cabinet-level department tasked with solving the nation's planning and infrastructure challenges.
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April 1, 2018, 11am PDT
The pundits got it wrong.
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April 1, 2018, 9am PDT
Facebook has announced plans for a new kind of city, which will begin as a new digital layer over reality in Menlo Park, California before quickly spread over everything.
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April 1, 2018, 7am PDT
At a press event and photo op to reveal his newly renovated office, Secretary Ben Carson showed off his recently acquired knowledge of planning history.
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April 1, 2018, 5am PDT
The "Unity of the Transit Trinity" has been achieved.
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April 1, 2017, 1pm PDT
There are few sites as essential for urbanists as CityLab. Here's what happened when I tried to be a little more inessential.
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April 1, 2017, 11am PDT
2015 was supposed to be the El Niño year.
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April 1, 2017, 9am PDT
There's more to vibrant than access to fresh-made baguettes and signage with tastefully chosen typefaces.
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April 1, 2017, 7am PDT
The paywalls most likely to make you open a new browser or check the blogs—anything other than paying journalists.
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April 1, 2017, 5am PDT
Get to know the "Winter White House."
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April 1, 2016, 2pm PDT
There are only 30 NFL teams in the country—and many of those still have stadiums within the 15-year window of obsolescence for stadium facilities.
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April 1, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Planetizen managing editor answers questions about some of the post consistently befuddling grammar questions that arise when writing and talking about planning.
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April 1, 2016, 12pm PDT
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has announced his plan to expand his branding if elected President of the United States in November.
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April 1, 2016, 11am PDT
There are few political third rails in the world of planning like Agenda 21, a nonbinding United Nations resolution often found at the center of planning controversies in the United States.
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