5 days ago
Segways were invented 17 years ago, but the technology feels as if it's been dead for a while. So why are scooters continuing to attract cities and investors?
May 13, 2018, 9am PDT
Once, trains dominated the city’s economy, now it's "brains, bikes and beer," according to city officials.
December 13, 2017, 5am PST
There was plenty of good to go with the bad from a year of professional and academic practice in the field of landscape architecture.
October 21, 2017, 7am PDT
Transit malls and voter support have buoyed a system that continues to attract commuters and other riders.
December 31, 2014, 5am PST
A deeper look at the traffic data on Planetizen reveals trends from the planning and urban design conversation of 2014.
December 25, 2014, 9am PST
The New York Times Upshot and Google team up to reveal the top three most-searched holiday gift items for U.S. cities, revealing local and regional trends.
New York Times - The Upshot
January 2, 2013, 6am PST
As they reflect on a year of exciting advances in urbanism, and look forward to the next, the writers at The Atlantic Cities discuss the most loathed trends they hope will die in 2013.
December 17, 2012, 7am PST
Max Nisen discusses how cities like Boston and Edmonton are successfully applying popular trends from the private sector - on topics such as mobility, engagement, big data and innovation - and changing the way we live.
November 21, 2012, 1pm PST
Paula Cocozza discusses Britain's "new ruralism" trend as "the pastoral idyll" invades its cities. Is it possible to have the best of both worlds within walking distance of each other?
March 14, 2012, 6am PDT
Ben Hecht contemplates the currency of the digital age and how it will transform the cities we live in.
December 31, 2011, 1pm PST
Chuck Wolfe analyzes his 2011 articles which appeared on Planetizen and in other sources, and derives his urbanist trends to watch for in 2012.
November 19, 2011, 9am PST
A new report predicts how - and where - we'll be living in the near future, and where planners and developers should focus.
October 13, 2009, 2pm PDT
Joel Kotkin sees a trend in a 'New Localism'- people aren't moving around like they used to, and it's causing them to reengage with their communities.
April 12, 2009, 3pm PDT
Politicians and planners be warned: you will now be judged according to your ability to improve walking, cycling and public transit services.
April 8, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Michael Gecan uses the Chicago and New York City areas as examples of the challenges facing mature suburbs, examines the ways many are avoiding reality, and draws a series of conclusions.</p>