machine learning

Google Maps Store

Meet Google's Open Source, Time-Traveling Map

All historic maps are welcome in Google's open source machine learning project.

November 12, 2020 - Fast Company

Smart City

Sidewalk Labs Debuts New Generative Design Tool

A new generative tool developed by Sidewalk Labs uses machine learning and computational design to generate millions of comprehensive planning scenarios.

December 12, 2019 - Sidewalk Talk

Digital City

AI and the Digital City

Adie Tomer, of the Brookings Institution, writes about the role of artificial intelligence in the new digital age transforming cities.

July 31, 2019 - Brookings

Hotel California

Fake Airbnb Listings, Brought to You by Artificial Intelligence

This Airbnb Does Not Exist uses real Airbnb listings to make computer generated fakes.

March 1, 2019 - Futurism

An image of a 3D city block generated by ESRI CityEngine software

Oracle Launches Land Use and Development Software

The product uses artificial intelligence to manage zoning, code enforcement, and permitting for local governments.

October 31, 2018 - Government Technology

Philadelphia Center City

Introducing Algorithmic Zoning

Can zoning be optimized with the help of machine learning algorithms to deliver the greatest possible good?

March 1, 2018 - TechCrunch

How Zillow's Approach to Data Reshaped the Real Estate Market

Zillow's chief analytics officer and chief economist offers insight into the company's approach to data, models, and the real estate market.

August 1, 2017 - ZDNet

AI, Machine Learning Coming to the Property Management Business

A new era of rental property management technology will have effects on both the landlord and the tenant side of the equation.

March 15, 2017 - Forbes


Big Data Brings Bespoke Cities

This start-up uses an AI to comb through Google Street View images, matching users with cities that fit their "lifestyle preferences."

February 12, 2017 - Quartz

A stream of mobile apps

What Computer Scientists Can Teach Planners About Design

Architect Dave Hampton reviews the 2nd annual Urban Sciences Research Coordination Network workshop held June 11 in Chicago.

June 27, 2014 - UrbDeZine

Project Manager III

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

UDO Transportation Planner

City of Charlotte - Charlotte Area Transit

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

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.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.