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James is the managing editor of Planetizen.
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James Brasuell is a writer and editor, producing web and print content on the subjects of urbanism, architecture, and planning. James manages all editorial content and direction for Planetizen. After a first career as a class five white water river guide in Trinity County in Northern California, James started his career in Los Angeles as a volunteer at a risk reduction center in Skid Row. Prior to joining Planetizen, James worked at the Cal Poly Pomona College of Environmental Design, as editor at Curbed LA, as editor of The Planning Report, and as a freelance contributor for The Architect’s Newspaper, the Urban Land Institute – Los Angeles Chapter, FORM, KCET, and the California Planning & Development Report.

Recent Posts

10 hours ago
Lyft has announced a plan to offset carbon emissions generated by its rides.
The Atlantic
16 hours ago
Witness the public realm of yesteryear.
17 hours ago
What does the flavor of your drink say about the flavor of your urbanism?
The Market Urbanism Report
Houston finally has the funding in place to work toward its vision for a bike-friendly city.
Houston Chronicle
2 days ago
A Los Angeles city councilmember even wants to throw in a CEQA exemption for good measure.
Urbanize LA
2 days ago
A victory for environmental conservationists.
2 days ago
SB 827, the controversial housing bill proposed by State Senator Scott Wiener, had a very brief run in the California State Legislature.
Curbed LA
2 days ago
Between 2000 and 2016, developers spent more than $10 billion on apartment construction in more than half of the country's largest cities.
Dallas News
2 days ago
Commuters in the Twin Cities region are hoping for relief at the notoriously congested and unsafe interchange between Interstate 494 and I-35W.
Star Tribune
2 days ago
A recent study from researchers at the University of Bologna adds to a growing body of evidence regarding their effects of laws that require bicyclists to wear high-visibility clothing.
Cycling Weekly