Richard Dion

Coronavirus Skies

Coupling Housing and Mobility: A Radical Rethink for Freeways

An ambitious vision for freeways: intersections with dense, tall buildings and rights of way repurposed for high-speed, high-capacity public transit.

October 28, 2021 - Richard Dion

Bike Lane New York

Biking's Billion-Dollar Value, Right Under Our Wheels

A strategic switch to biking would dramatically reduce the depth of roads, saving untold billions over the next generation.

July 12, 2021 - Richard Dion

Los Angeles River

A Comment for the L.A. River Master Plan

Five themes proposed to achieve justice and sustainability for the Los Angeles River and its surrounding communities.

May 3, 2021 - Richard Dion

NFL Stadiums

Stadiums, Space, and the City

Stadium footprints are enormous. It's time to get smarter about how they are used.

February 9, 2021 - Richard Dion

HUD’s 2022 Innovative Housing Showcase

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

Expanding HUD’s Eviction Protection Grant Program

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.