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Yesterday
The Land Use subcommittee of the Virginia House of Delegates decided quickly to uphold local control of zoning.
WAMU
3 days ago
All these newfangled devices and no universal nomenclature.
The City Fix
5 days ago
The $6 billion redevelopment project at the Concord Naval Weapons Station has stalled over labor issues.
San Francisco Chronicle
6 days ago
The people living in urban heat islands are much more likely to be inhabited by low-income people of color, and the roots of the environmental justice issue can be found in planning history.
The Oregonian
6 days ago
There's no draft rezoning plan for SoHo yet, but there's plenty of controversy.
Gothamist
January 17, 2020, 6am PST
Planners don't need fancy software to prepare for an uncertain future. Exploratory scenario planning promises a more aware, adaptive, and resilient planning profession.
Sonoran Institute via Vimeo
January 16, 2020, 8am PST
Elections have consequences, and a new, younger City Council in Raleigh is ready to implement progressive planning and land use reforms.
News & Observer
January 16, 2020, 6am PST
The public got its first taste of the ambitions of the Project Connect transit plan in the state capital of Texas.
KXAN
January 15, 2020, 7am PST
We shouldn’t have to scale down the idea of basic economic security to fit inside the dimensions of a tiny house. But that’s precisely what we’re doing.
Shelterforce Magazine
Blog post
January 10, 2020, 5am PST
Anaid Yerena of the University of Washington, Tacoma writes about a recent article she authored in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.
JPER
January 8, 2020, 9am PST
State and local lawmakers hope that recent reforms to the Washington State Environmental Policy Act are only an initial step toward ending the law's use as a tool for delaying affordable housing plans.
Crosscut
January 8, 2020, 7am PST
Yonah Freemark gives less-than-stellar marks for the transit investments of U.S. cities in the 2010s.
theTransportPolitic
January 7, 2020, 11am PST
He was ahead of his time as a journalist, an urban thinker—and even as an entrepreneur who foreshadowed today's nonprofit news web sites.
Urban Edge
January 7, 2020, 10am PST
A new plan to add significant space for new tracks and platforms at Penn Station would require demolishing a whole city block in Manhattan.
The New York Times
January 7, 2020, 9am PST
News broke yesterday that the dormant SB 50, a bill proposed last year by California State Senator Scott Weiner, has new life in the new year.
CALmatters
January 6, 2020, 9am PST
Sources report that proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act would limit the kinds of projects subject to federal environmental review, and remove climate change as a consideration for large infrastructure projects.
The New York Times
January 5, 2020, 9am PST
With an aggressive plan to build out numerous public transit lines in time for the 2028 Olympics, local officials are scrambling to fill funding gaps as prices continue to rise and catch planners and officials by surprise.
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2020, 5am PST
Trends in land use and development are made obvious with satellite imagery tracking changes during the 2010s.
The New York Times
December 31, 2019, 1pm PST
A first draft of the urban planning history of the 2010s.
Planetizen via YouTube
Feature
December 31, 2019, 11am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the best of the planning Internet gives a taste of the technological and editorial milieu of the urban planning Internet at the beginning of a new decade.
James Brasuell