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2019

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 31, 2019, 5am PST
This annual architecture and design award has been kicking for ten years now, and 2019 provides the perfect opportunity to review the decade that was the 2010s.
Curbed
Feature
December 27, 2019, 1pm PST
The most-read news, features, and blogs on Planetizen in 2019.
James Brasuell
December 18, 2019, 8am PST
The city of Mississauga is undergoing a transformation so complete that one Toronto-based write said the suburb is the city's issue of the year.
Toronto Storeys
Feature
December 11, 2019, 9am PST
Songs about dystopia and catastrophe are impossible to avoid this year, but "Old Town Road" could be the path to redemption. Managing Editor James Brasuell assembled a Spotify playlist on songs about places from 2019.
James Brasuell
Feature
November 26, 2019, 2pm PST
The decade wraps up with another engaging crop of highly readable and recommendable books on the subject of urban planning. There's a lot to learn, on many related subjects, among this year's top planning books.
Josh Stephens, James Brasuell
September 16, 2019, 5am PDT
The New York Times has published a spectacular mapping and data project to show the extent of flooding along the Mississippi River and its tributaries in the winter, spring, and summer of 2019.
The New York Times
Blog post
February 6, 2019, 11am PST
Infrastructure went from playing a major role in the State of the Union address a year ago. This year infrastructure warranted barely even a nod—about 62 words, in fact.
James Brasuell
January 21, 2019, 1pm PST
Feeling a little "tl;dr" about the "Urban Planning Trends to Watch in 2019" article published by Planetizen earlier this month?
Planetizen via YouTube
Feature
January 14, 2019, 5am PST
A few ideas about what to watch in the world of planning in 2019. We only use the word Trump once.
James Brasuell
January 9, 2019, 12pm PST
Mixed results and high costs are to be expected among the 89 public transit construction projects underway in 2019.
the transport politic
Blog post
January 3, 2019, 8am PST
Some thoughts on what we might have learned in 2018 and what it might mean going forward.
Steven Polzin