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May 14, 2020, 12pm PDT
Where have all the venues gone?
Los Angeles Times
May 13, 2020, 5am PDT
An opinion piece makes the case for pro-development urban planning as a tool of economic recovery.
The New York Times
May 12, 2020, 5am PDT
A New York Times editorial presents a resoundingly pro-urban call to action regarding the future of planning and investment.
The New York Times
April 30, 2020, 7am PDT
Opponents of dense housing and public transit have seized on the disproportionate death toll originating from the epicenter of the nation's coronavirus outbreak. Is it time for the leaders of New York and New Jersey to admit they acted late?
Slate
Blog post
April 27, 2020, 5am PDT
Questions about how highly contested questions about the future of the built environment will reference COVID-19 for years to come. The question about whether that debate will achieve any actual change is still very much up for debate.
James Brasuell
April 15, 2020, 6am PDT
The public health and economic crises caused by the coronavirus are threatening to further entrench inequality in America—between regions and within cities.
Brookings
March 31, 2020, 12pm PDT
An interview with Michael Berkowitz, former executive director of 100 Resilient Cities, finds a path to the light at the end of the tunnel.
CityLab
March 29, 2020, 11am PDT
According to this article, it would be a shame if the coronavirus inspires new levels of skepticism about density and city living.
The New York Times
Blog post
March 23, 2020, 6am PDT
Numerous writers and experts are already examining the question about what happens to ideas about urbanism in a future forever altered by recent events.
James Brasuell
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
December 3, 2019, 6am PST
Can't tell New Urbanism from YIMBY? This post tries to help.
Greater Greater Washington
December 1, 2019, 7am PST
Which technologies have had the biggest impact on urban life and the built environment in the 2010s, according to Curbed.
Curbed
November 4, 2019, 2pm PST
Seattle has achieved unparalleled success in allowing residents the option to choose not to own a car.
The Seattle Times
May 17, 2019, 6am PDT
A new book looks at the evolution of American ballparks and the changes that have mirrored urbanism.
Curbed
May 8, 2019, 9am PDT
Leonardo Da Vinci gets credit for many inventions and creative breakthroughs, but his contributions to the theory of city making gets less credit.
CityLab
Blog post
May 7, 2019, 8am PDT
After 12 days of walking the Portuguese Camino, the importance of many urban planning and development debates—from balanced growth to banning cars—became abundantly clear.
Charles R. Wolfe
Feature
April 22, 2019, 5am PDT
Capital City casts planners as lackeys, serving the forces of capitalism.
Josh Stephens
Feature
February 25, 2019, 8am PST
The plans, they are a-changin.
James Brasuell
Blog post
February 13, 2019, 2pm PST
A recent book brings a common sense framework to historic preservation debates.
Charles R. Wolfe
Blog post
January 2, 2019, 5am PST
Looking forward to 2019, Chuck Wolfe reflects on how time living in London—and exposure to many other places during 2018— has highlighted how the physical shell of the old often frames today's sociocultural realities around the world.
Charles R. Wolfe