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James Brasuell

Feature
January 31, 2021, 11am PST
The nation is now tasked with the challenge of changing course in the middle of multiple, global crises. The necessity of finding a way to overcome the failures of the past and lay the groundwork for a new kind of future has never been more clear.
James Brasuell
Feature
January 5, 2021, 12pm PST
If ever there was a doubt about the sheer depth and breadth of intersectionality found in the practice and theory of planning, the pandemic provides daily reminders.
James Brasuell
Feature
December 31, 2020, 7am PST
If ever there was a doubt about the sheer depth and breadth of intersectionality found in the practice and theory of planning, the pandemic provides daily reminders.
James Brasuell
Feature
December 28, 2020, 5am PST
The most-read news, features, and blogs on Planetizen in that year that was 2020.
James Brasuell
Feature
December 16, 2020, 12pm PST
The pandemic has forced difficult confrontations with inequities that existed long before the novel coronavirus. L.A. Metro planners are responding by charting a path toward a transportation system that reverses and improves those previous realities.
James Brasuell
Feature
December 14, 2020, 8am PST
Planetizen's annual list of the best of the planning Internet in a year inextricably defined by the uncertainty and constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.
James Brasuell
Feature
December 7, 2020, 8am PST
The latest edition of Planetizen's annual list of songs about places, for all the audiophiles with a passion for place.
James Brasuell
Feature
November 30, 2020, 8am PST
The public health crisis of the coronavirus pandemic upended all the normal day-today routines this year. At least there are plenty of great urban planning books to read.
Josh Stephens, James Brasuell
Feature
November 10, 2020, 6am PST
Campaign in poetry and govern in prose, the saying goes. Now that the reality of a Biden presidency is settling in, what does it mean for how the United States plans its future?
James Brasuell
Feature
November 4, 2020, 12pm PST
Thinking beyond the presidency: Here's an Election Day 2020 roundup of election issues related to planning, urban design, and the built and natural environments.
James Brasuell
Feature
September 30, 2020, 8am PDT
An article from the journal Urban Studies is inspiring debate and controversy over a year after publication, presenting opposing opinions on fundamental questions about how land use regulation affects the housing market.
James Brasuell
Feature
September 16, 2020, 12pm PDT
President Trump has opinions about the sanctity of local control that don't agree with his other opinions about local control. This is a cautionary tale.
James Brasuell
Feature
July 20, 2020, 12pm PDT
Some parts of The Villages, Florida, the nation's largest retirement community and one of its most popular master planned communities, bear a striking resemblance to the neotraditional development favored by famous early examples of New urbanism.
James Brasuell
Feature
July 13, 2020, 12pm PDT
The Villages is one of the strangest, and most significant, planning and development stories in recent memory—with surprisingly regular relevance in the media and numerous intersections to politics and culture.
James Brasuell
Feature
May 21, 2020, 12pm PDT
(Opinion) After devoting more than a century of planning and engineering effort to the movement and storage of cars above all other considerations, U.S. cities have suddenly, temporarily shifted priorities.
James Brasuell
Feature
May 4, 2020, 7am PDT
Online misinformation has been unavoidable, but the Internet is also full of tools essential for understanding the changed world of COVID-19.
James Brasuell
Feature
April 8, 2020, 9am PDT
One-third of tenants didn't pay rent in April, according to a data released today by the National Multifamily Housing Council.
James Brasuell
Feature
April 6, 2020, 8am PDT
One of the dominant themes to emerge from the spread of COVID-19 is the conflict between the need to be in nature for health and well-being while avoiding public space as much as possible to prevent the spread.
James Brasuell
Feature
March 26, 2020, 6am PDT
Cities, states, and the federal government are trying to prevent a repeat of 2008 while still facing the challenges of inequality and poverty that grew out of the previous recession.
James Brasuell
Feature
March 19, 2020, 5am PDT
Delayed operations and recommendations for how college students should report their living conditions are key to the Census response to COVID-19 so far. The Census is still expected to wrap up by the end of July 2020.
James Brasuell