Planning

2 days ago
New York's ability to feed itself with locally grown urban agriculture is only being partially realized. Better planning, specific to urban agriculture, would help.
The Wall Street Journal
4 days ago
A very public spat over proposed Midtown East plan took place in the pages of Crain's this week.
Crain's Business New York
5 days ago
The state of Colorado is growing quickly, and that means planners and developers will have to actively implement more efficient water infrastructure.
The Journal
6 days ago
The city of New Orleans recently launched a new 20-year transit planning process.
The Times-Picayune
Feature
July 17, 2017, 5am PDT
A vision set forth for Los Angeles in 1970 still has powerful relevance in 2017.
Gerhard Mayer
July 13, 2017, 11am PDT
The Campaign For Responsible UW is hoping to push for additional changes to a finalized version of a master plan for the University of Washington's Seattle campus before the city can approve it.
The Urbanist
July 13, 2017, 9am PDT
Has Daniel Burnham-style planning returned to Chicago? The Redefine the Drive process so far seems like a resounding affirmation of 'magic to stir [women and] men's blood.'
Crain's Chicago Business
July 12, 2017, 10am PDT
A forthcoming opportunity for Houston offers a chance to consider the ingredients for a successful innovation district, and what level of intervention, public and private, is required to make the concept succeed.
Houston Chronicle
July 12, 2017, 9am PDT
The Greenprint Resource Hub aims to integrate open space, parks, and agriculture into city and regional planning efforts.
progrss
July 10, 2017, 7am PDT
Facebook has proposed a campus expansion that would take shape as a neighborhood center or village, providing needed community services and amenities in the sprawling Menlo Park.
The Mercury News
July 9, 2017, 5am PDT
This post is sure to inspire debate. The hope, however, is that it will inspire coordination.
Forbes
Feature
July 6, 2017, 5am PDT
The implications of autonomous vehicles for social interactions are potentially vast.
William Riggs
July 5, 2017, 8am PDT
Seattle's Design Review Program, in place since 1994, could see substantive changes in the near future.
The Urbanist
July 3, 2017, 9am PDT
Liam Dillon has written the exact article for anyone who has every rolled their eyes at the words "housing element" or Regional Housing Needs Assessment.
Los Angeles Times
June 30, 2017, 6am PDT
SPUR has a created a toolbox of resources and ideas for how to figure out what transit users want, because not all transit users are the same.
SPUR
June 23, 2017, 9am PDT
Planning for resilience might mean more than preparing for climate change, according to this opinion piece. Urban terrorism, in its current, tragic form, will require planners to prepare for the worst.
The Washington Post
June 23, 2017, 7am PDT
Chicago's North Branch Framework Plan and Design Guidelines, approved in May, is already having the expected effect: big, flashy developments in the pipeline.
Chicago Tribune
June 22, 2017, 1pm PDT
The editors of the Tacoma Weekly speculate that someday governments might uphold their agreements. They don't expect the Tacoma Tideland sub area plan to be one of those times.
Tacoma Weekly
June 22, 2017, 9am PDT
Austin has mostly been planning, designing, and engineering its streets the same way for 20 years. A new Street Design Guide would pave the way for a new era.
KUT
June 21, 2017, 10am PDT
Having learned from a pair of recent controversies, the city of Atlanta is ready to study and draft a new tree ordinance.
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