Planning journalism

Blog post
April 13, 2017, 11am PDT
At an annual gathering of land use journalists, we came away with more questions than answers about how the Trump administration will treat cities.
Josh Stephens
Blog post
October 15, 2012, 8am PDT

Years ago, when I was researching my thesis concerning city planning thought in the 1940s and 50s, I came across an article from an American planning journal, which stated that "everyone is in favor of fast and efficient freeways" – the epitome of prevailing orthodoxy in an era of Interstate Highway construction. Now, when I share this quote with students, it only elicits derisive laughter.

Michael Dudley