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Coronavirus and Urbanism

22 hours ago
The president of Hudson Companies and The Planning Report’s first editor, David Kramer, discusses New York City’s COVID response and recovery and its likely impact on multifamily housing development going forward.
The Planning Report
2 days ago
POLITICO Magazine surveyed designers, architects, planners, doctors, psychologists, logisticians, and others, asking them how they would redesign the world for the Covid-19 era and beyond.
Politico Magazine
2 days ago
The novel coronavirus has so far preyed on the most vulnerable in cities, as a result of the planning failures of the previous century. Planners today can take steps to reverse that reality, if they reclaim their historic role.
Democracy
2 days ago
Two development markets charged by an early 2000s rezoning will test the reach of the coronavirus in New York City's development market.
The New York Times
3 days ago
Buses in New York City are proving to be a crucial tool as New York recovers from a brutal experience at the beginning of the pandemic.
The New York Times
Blog post
4 days ago
How will COVID-19 and its economic consequences affect housing supply?
Michael Lewyn
4 days ago
The al fresco streets concept is coming to New York City.
StreetsBlog NYC
July 3, 2020, 5am PDT
With travel restrictions requiring quarantines for many out-of-state visitors to New York City, the normal hordes of tourists on New York's High Line will be absent for months to come.
The Washington Post
July 2, 2020, 6am PDT
A new study finds that county density is not significantly related to the infection rate, but higher density counties have significantly lower virus-related mortality rates than those with lower densities, possibly due to superior health care.
Journal Of The American Planning Association
June 30, 2020, 8am PDT
The public relations and marketing messaging of the new normal.
The Mercury News
Feature
June 24, 2020, 8am PDT
As the pandemic has made clear, a healthy, prosperous future will depend on the development of the kinds of density that encourage strong social infrastructure.
Jordan Sand
June 17, 2020, 9am PDT
Local governments have more tools than money to relieve some of the economic experience experienced by residents and businesses as the economic effects of the novel coronavirus linger just as long as the public health crisis it causes.
Code Studio
June 16, 2020, 5am PDT
Media is full of stories about people fleeing the city for suburban or even rural climes during the pandemic. The data from real estate search sites tell a different story.
CityLab
June 15, 2020, 7am PDT
The retail component of the mixed-use development business model is expected to face a long, challenging downturn, and developers and designers are looking in other directions to make ends meet in the meantime.
The New York Times