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Redesign

May 14, 2020, 7am PDT
Modular systems and flexible use of shared spaces are priorities as urban designers begin to consider how design requirements will change in the future.
WHYY
February 16, 2020, 9am PST
The first phases of a plan to remake the downtown Los Angeles plaza into a more inviting, accessible public space are going to kick off soon.
Curbed Los Angeles
August 5, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Metropolitan Tulsa Transit Authority (Tulsa Transit) is launching a redesigned bus system this September. Tulsa Transit is offering free rides to boost the new service.
Public Radio Tulsa
January 9, 2018, 5am PST
Bus ridership is down in the nation's capital. Some see the issue as an opportunity to better design the service to make dollars go further.
Washington Post
Blog post
April 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell describes some of the recent changes to the Planetizen site.
James Brasuell
September 20, 2014, 9am PDT
Los Angeles' Pershing Square, a five-acre park initially opened in 1866, will undergo major transformations to accommodate the increase of families with children living in Downtown Los Angeles.
LA Downtown News
November 1, 2011, 2pm PDT
Union Station in Washington, D.C. has "about 29 million people" pass through the station each year. An 18-month reconstruction project is in the works to improve walkability and safety for the massive number of visitors.
City Parks Blog
July 19, 2011, 6am PDT
Plans are emerging to revamp the public space surrounding Philadelphia's 30th Street train station to create a more vibrant way to enter the city.
The Philadelphia Inquirer