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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
December 10, 2018, 5am PST
The City Council overcame a last minute legal challenge to approve the Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan late last week.
Star Tribune
November 25, 2018, 1pm PST
"Yes we actually did that."
Sightline Institute
October 30, 2018, 2pm PDT
Charles Wolfe calls attention to similarities between contemporary urbanism and yesterday's debunked utopias. The two may differ in substance, but both tend toward a certain level of dogma that isn't necessarily helpful on the ground.
Public Square: A CNU Journal
Blog post
September 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
A new era of civic-minded, urbanism-focused technology is here.
Kayla Matthews
April 20, 2018, 5am PDT
What does the flavor of your drink say about the flavor of your urbanism?
The Market Urbanism Report
February 24, 2018, 9am PST
Black Panther is a smash hit with critics and audiences. In addition to long-needed perspective about race, the movie has presented urbanism in a new light.
CityLab
February 22, 2018, 1pm PST
A development proposal would add two new buildings in addition to major renovations in Larimer Square.
The Denver Post
January 15, 2018, 7am PST
Like so many other transportation policies, congestion pricing risks being sold for the wrong reasons.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 13, 2017, 10am PDT
The product of a single developer, San Jose's Santana Row is a pocket of urbanism in a sea of sprawl. But can it influence development patterns beyond its bounds, and should it?
Public Square
Feature
October 9, 2017, 8am PDT
These are the people that have had the most influence on the places and environments that we call home.
Planetizen
October 3, 2017, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington contributors put their heads together and came up with a list of the favorite podcasts.
Greater Greater Washington
September 25, 2017, 8am PDT
A new project is intended to forge connections between research and practice in the world of urbanism.
Public Square